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Japan's Mystery of Majesty

Late on the afternoon of aug. 16, an imperial motorcade departed from Prince Akishino's royal residence in Tokyo and headed for Aiiku Hospital. The main car...

DOOMSDAYS

After witnessing the successful test of the first atomic bomb--a primordial burst of energy on the predawn New Mexico desert, a man-made fire bright enough to...

Japan: Ritual of Reconciliation

When South Korean President Chun Doo Hwan traveled to Tokyo last week on an unprecedented three-day state visit, one question hung over the proceedings: Would...

Calling On Close Friends

Reagan visits Japan and South Korea The Reagans dined last week with Japanese Emperor Hirohito at a glittering affair in his Imperial Palace, and with U.S...

Milestones, May 5, 1980

ENGAGED. Prince Tomohito, 34, Oxford-educated son of Japan's Prince Mikasa, the youngest brother of Emperor Hirohito; and Nobuko Aso, 25, a Tokyo English...

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