• Short Summary

    A NEW RESIDENCE FOR THE JAPANESE EMPEROR HIROHITO - A REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURE IN THE GROUNDS OF THE IMPERIAL PALACE IN TOKYO - IS NEARING COMPLETION.

  • Description

    A NEW RESIDENCE FOR THE JAPANESE EMPEROR HIROHITO - A REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURE IN THE GROUNDS OF THE IMPERIAL PALACE IN TOKYO - IS NEARING COMPLETION. IT IS A 2 3/4 MILLION DOLLAR PROJECT APPROVED BY THE DIET LAST YEAR.

    FOR THE PAST 16 YEARS, THE EMPEROR AND EMPRESS HAVE BEEN LIVING IN A CONVERTED AIR-RAID SHELTER IN THE PALACE GROUNDS. THE EMPEROR'S ORIGINAL RESIDENCE WAS DESTROYED BY AMERICAN BOMBS DURING THE LAST MONTHS OF WORLD WAR II AND HAS NEVER BEEN REBUILT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA28LP8K8IIB3I0I4XL3EPK8H6N
    Media URN:
    VLVA28LP8K8IIB3I0I4XL3EPK8H6N
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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