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Japan / The Elderly #582788

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 20, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tokyo: Brad Willis) The elderly in Japan featured. Japanese' long life expectancy and tradition of caring for the elderly noted; scenes shown. [Two young Japanese PEOPLE - (thru translator) say this tradition is changing.] Japan's anticipated highest worldwide percentage of elderly by 2020; overcrowding of Japan's government-run retirement homes mentioned. [Retirement home resident Chioko YOSHITA - (thru translator) says she can't live with her children because of generational differences.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Willis, Brad
Duration:
00:02:10

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