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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Tokyo: Barry Petersen) The pressure on Japan’s Crown Princess Masako to produce a male heir featured; details given of the marriage traditions inhibiting Japanese women. [Friend Yukie KUDO- comments on Masako’s seclusion and depression over the criticism.] [Japan expert George FIELDS- notes young, career women feel Masako should be allowed to act as a person.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) The election of the first female speaker to the upper house of the Japanese parliament noted.
- Rather, Dan;
- Petersen, Barry
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