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Reagan / Japan Visit / South Korea #81598

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 11, 1983
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(Studio) President Reagan's warning to USSR regarding arms control talks as he concludes his state visit to Japan outlined.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Tokyo, Japan) Reagan's agenda here summarized.
REPORTER: Pierre Salinger

(Tokyo, Japan) Emperor Hirohito's farewell to Reagan mentioned, shown; President's address to Diet examined. [In Diet, REAGAN - refers to USSR downing of passenger plane; cites no-win aspect of nuclear war; comments on US-Japan trade problems.] [In television interview, REAGAN - considers hard-line policy realism.] Prime Min. Yasuhiro Nakasone's hosting of Reagans at his country estate discussed; films shown. [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - anticipates President's upcoming visit to South Korea; refers to sec. issue.] Reagan's probable topics during South Korean visit outlined.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) USSR downing of KAL plane and assassination of South Korean officials in Rangoon, Burma, blamed on North Korea, noted heightening tensions along South-North Korean border.
REPORTER: Pierre Salinger

(Korean DMZ) United States role in South Korea, especially along DMZ, and South Korea's perception of President Reagan's policies examined; films shown. [US SOLDIER - explains purpose of United States troops here.] Dissidents' criticism of General Chun Doo Hwan's seizure of power and loss of civil/human rights since discussed; forced exile of dissident Kim Dae Jung recalled. [KIM Dae Jung - asks Reagan not to support dictator, but to remain neutral.] Probability of increasing anti-US sentiment here if Reagan conts. supporting only military needs of South Korea rather than its democratic desires mentioned.
REPORTER: Mark Litke

(Studio) Initial reactions in Japan to Reagan visit, include political implications for Nakasone, considered.
REPORTER: Pierre Salinger

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter;
Litke, Mark;
Salinger, Pierre
Duration:
00:05:10

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