History is made by appointment of first ever woman to post in Japanese government.
Tokyo, Japan. Cut story with American commentary.
LS.Parliament building in Tokyo. LS. The Diet assembled. LS.Emperor Hirohito arriving. Elevated LS. the Diet standing. LS.Emperor Hirohito reads the message of convocation. MS. Cameramen. LS.Emperor hands the scroll to the Speaker of the House of Council. LS.MS.New cabinet assembled. CU. The new Prime Minister Hayato Ikeda. CU.Japan's first woman cabinet member Mrs. Masa Nakayama, Welfare Minister. MS. Mrs. Nakayama and Prime Minister Ikeda. LS.New cabinet assembled.