US nuclear submarine "Permit" arrived at US naval base of Yokusuka, 40 miles west of Tokyo on 5th June for a week's visit.
GV (AERIAL) - sub. into port
LV - sub.
CU - US flag
SV - sailor on deck
GV - Atomic Energy monitor boat
GV PAN - sub. to monitor boat
CU - monitory engineer checking devices
GV - sub, and monitor boat
LV PAN - port to demonstration
CU - demonstrator with telescope
CU - woman demonstrator
CU - "go home" banner
MV - demonstrators shouting
GV - (back view) ditto.
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Background: US nuclear submarine "Permit" arrived at US naval base of Yokusuka, 40 miles west of Tokyo on 5th June for a week's visit. Last nuclear sub. visit was 4 months ago, since when a scandal has blown up over the Japanese government's falsification of radioactivity reports on submarine discharges.
Japanese Communist Party Sec-General Tetsuzo Fuwa revealed this, and with other Opposition leaders used it to create a scandal which has threatened US/Japan relations, the whole Japanese Atomic Energy Plan and Tanaka's government. Tanaka agreed to halt visits while precautions were taken, and Atomic Energy Bureau Director Shigefumi Tamiya was "voluntarily retired".
The "Permit"s visit was only announced the day before, leaving time for only a small local demonstration to be arranged.
A boat carrying radioactivity-checking devices was sent out to test the water around the sub. as it arrived.