United States Presidential adviser Dr. Henry Kissinger opened talks Saturday (10 June) with Japanese Government?
GV Hotel Okura in Tokyo & sign
GV INT. PAN from Japanese delegates to Kissinger & party
CU PAN Kissinger name plate to Kissinger & Iwasa
SV Scuffle in hotel lobby, student arrested (2 shots)
LV PAN Cameraman TO leaflets on floor
SV Police on guard at entrance to Sato's residence
SCU Sato & Kissinger shaking hands wave to cameramen & enter building (2 shots)
Kissinger meeting with U.S.-Japan Economic Council; scuffle in hotel lobby as student arrested; Kissinger meeting with Sato.
Initials SGM/1751 SGM/1807
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Background: United States Presidential adviser Dr. Henry Kissinger opened talks Saturday (10 June) with Japanese Government leaders, businessmen and media representatives in Tokyo. He is discussing U.S. foreign policy and the role the Nixon Administration feels the Japanese should play in would affairs.
Dr Kissinger began his schedule of meetings by conferring with his hosts, the private U.S.-Japan Economic Council. As Dr. Kissinger walked into the meeting, two young Japanese scattered anti-U.S. leaflets in the lobby of the hotel. They were quickly arrested and taken out by plainclothes police.
Police said the two belonged to an organisation called the "Japan Liberty Native Front". The leaflets were entitled: "Wipe out U.S. Imperialism reinvading Japan". In the evening Dr. Kissinger dined and had talks with Japanese Prime Minister Sato.
SYNOPSIS: United States Presidential adviser Dr. Henry Kissinger was in Tokyo on Saturday for talks with Japanese Government and business leaders. He was making the three day visit at the invitation of the private U.S.-Japan Economic Council.
During the meeting with his hosts, Dr. Kissinger sat with the chairman of the council Mr. Yoshizane Iwasa. Mr. Iwasa said that Dr. Kissinger emphasised that United States-Japanese relations were the basis of U.S. diplomacy in Asia.
Outside the meeting, in the lobby of the hotel, two young Japanese scattered anti-United States leaflets. They were quickly arrested by some members of the large security force that surrounds Dr. Kissinger. The leaflets were entitled: "Wipe out U.S. imperialism reinvading Japan".
In the evening Dr. Kissinger called on Japanese Prime Minister Eisaku Sato for discussions that were expected to cover Japanese and United States relations in world affairs. This meeting was held despite the fact that Dr. Kissinger's visit to Japan is an unofficial one