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Nightline #647560

ABC Special for Wednesday, May 19, 1993

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  • Live discussion with Ted Koppel (ABC), "Washington Post" Japan Bureau Chief T.R. Reid, LA Lieutenant Governor Melinda Schwegmann, and NHK Senior News Commentator Jiro Hirano re: the trial of Rodney Peairs for the shooting of Japanese exchange student Yoshihiro Hattori last year in Baton Rouge (LA), and the impact of the shooting on Japanese perception of US society.
  • Taped segment with Chris Bury (ABC), Hattori's friend Web Haymaker, WBRZ-TV reporter Bob Goldberger, NHK correspondent Takashi Ichinose, "Los Angeles Times" Tokyo correspondent Sam Jameson, Professor Yoshi Tsurumi, LA Governor Edwin Edwards, and unidentified others.

  • Reporter(s):
    Koppel, Ted (ABC);
    Bury, Chris (ABC)

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