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Japan / Reagan Visit #82018

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 09, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Tokyo, Japan) President and Nancy Reagan's 1st day here, include mtgs. with Emperor Hirohito and Prime Min. Yasuhiro Nakasone, examined; films shown. Pol. benefits for Nakasone noted; ineffectiveness of anti-US demonstrations mentioned. Local newspaper headline shown, quoted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Tokyo, Japan) Reactions of USSR and China (PR) to Reagan's visit here and discussions on global security issues examined; general attitude here towards USSR , especially in light of Soviet downing of Korean airliner recently, noted. China's support for stronger Japanese defense force explained. Past course US-Japan relations recalled.
REPORTER: Pierre Salinger

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter;
Salinger, Pierre

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