People, Oct. 26, 1953

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Crown Prince Akihito, 35,000 miles, 197 days and 14 countries after leaving home, returned triumphantly to Japan. As he stepped from airplane to ramp to red velvet carpet, well-wishers shrieked "Banzai!", flashbulbs popped, the Yokohama customs office brass band blared the national anthem, and 500 rounds of fireworks boomed in downtown Tokyo. Self-possessed Akihito nodded to 200 official greeters (including Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida and U.S. Ambassador John M. Allison) on his march down the 50-yd. carpet, waved to 500,000 rain-washed faithful on...

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