JAPAN: Insulted?

Passage of the Johnson Immigration Bill by the U. S. Senate and House of Representatives (see NATIONAL AFFAIRS) aroused the ire of the Japanese nation.

The Government endorsed smiling Ambassador Hanihara's "grave consequences" note, denied that it could be construed as an attempt to influence the legislation of the U. S., declared that Japan was not interested so much in how many people she could or could not send to foreign lands, but in the principle involved which permits one nation to discriminate against another. Continued friendship for the U. S....

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