This program is 26 minutes long
(Studio: Dan Rather) Burial of Japan's late Emperor Hirohito featured; historical scenes shown of Hirohito during World War II. Japan's rise to superpower status and US-Japanese relations discussed.
(Studio: Dan Rather) European Common Mkt. reported protesting Iran's incitement of Moslems to murder author Salman Rushdie for his book "The Satanic Verses". Report introduced.
(London, England: Tom Fenton) European countries reported recalling their ambs. from Iran. [British foreign secretary Sir Geoffrey HOWE - says Ayatollah Ruholla Khomeini has breached international law.] Iran's President Mohammed Ali Khamenei, a moderate, noted disturbed by Khomeini's actions. [In England, MOSLEM - says he wants to kill Rushdie.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Bob Schieffer) President Bush reported continue to support Defense Secretary- designate John Tower. Latest FBI probe into Tower's personal conduct discussed. [Senator Sam NUNN - expresses his reservations with regard to Tower nomination] White House officials quoted with regard to results of FBI investigation. [Senator John WARNER - comments on situation.] Nunn quoted with regard to vote date.
(Studio: Dan Rather) CBS"-New York Times" poll results illustration with regard to Iran/Contra trial of Oliver North; details given.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Brownsville, Texas: James Hattori) US Immigration and Naturalization Services reported implementing program that allows deportation of Central American refugees who do not qualify for political asylum. [INS commissioner Alan NELSON - comments on program.] Most Central American refugees noted coming to United States for economy reasons. [Representative John BRYANT - comments on situation.] [Refugee advocate Mark SCHNEIDER - says US Immigration and Naturalization Services policy is illegal.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) Pols. from El Salvador reported holding peace talks in Mexico; details given of rebels' pledge to respect results of national elecs. if they are held in September
(Studio: Dan Rather) Devastation of Tokyo during World War II recalled; historical scenes shown. [MAN - comments on Japanese will to succeed.] [Math teacher Jay AKIYAmerican Medical Association - says Japan is exceeding American standards.] Report introduced.
(Tokyo, Japan: Bruce Morton) Future of Japan-US relations examined. [Japan Legis. Koichi KATO - says Japanese work hard.] [Dentsu Institution for Human Studies spokesperson Naohiro AMAYA - comments on Japan's economy expansion.] Conformist nature of Japanese society noted. [Japan Center for International Exchange spokesperson Tadashi YAMAMOTO - comments on Japan's international role.] Japanese couple Koichi and Toshiko Sanota featured. [Koichi SANOTA - (thru translator) comments on family income.] Japanese culture described. [AMAYA - says Japanese are suspicious of foreigners.] [American English teacher Sam BELTRAN - comments on work with Japanese children.] Japanese youth discussed. [Sodako OGATA - says Japanese youth are shy and not prepared for world leadership role.] Japanese flexibility noted. [Toshiko SANOTA - (thru translator) lists goals for her children.]
(Studio: Dan Rather, Charles Kuralt) Difficulty of superpowers co-existing harmoniously noted; US-USSR relations mentioned. Students at Tokyo Univ. discussed. Univ. noted not teaching history of Japanese aggression that led to World War II; details recalled, historic scenes shown. President Franklin Roosevelt quoted with regard to Japanese attack upon Pearl Harbor. [Yutaka SHIMIZU - (thru translator) recalls his experiences during war.] [STUDENT - (thru translator) says his textbook teaches him that Japan attacked United States to get natural resources.] [Textbook editor Masanao MORI, social critic Masao KONIHIRO - comment on education and Japanese attitudes.] Historian Sabaro Iyanaga reported facing legal opposition to his refusal to change history in textbooks. [STUDENTS - say they are different from their fathers.] [MORI - (thru translator) says Japanese young adults are interested in money.] [Son Naokata SHIMIZU - (thru translator) says he is too busy to tell his daughters about history.] [Teen Chiaki SHIMIZU - (thru translator) says she can't imagine how things were during World War II.] Chiaki Shimizu quoted with regard to United States bombing of Hiroshima.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Japanese reaction to number of world leaders attending Emperor Hirohito's funeral noted.