JAPAN: The Courteous Guests

For U.S. officialdom, it has long been an article of faith that Japanese resentment over U.S. occupation of Okinawa stems largely from ignorance of the true state of affairs. Acting on this assumption. General Lyman Lemnitzer, U.S. commander in. the Far East, last month invited twelve prominent Japanese politicians and businessmen to visit the island and see conditions for themselves.

The visitors, led by Daisuke Takaoka, conservative member of Japan's Diet, got red-carpet treatment all the way. General Lemnitzer himself flew down with them. Tokyo, genially wined and dined them at the plush Ryukyus Command Officers' Club. Scooting about the...

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