ASIA: Japan: Rich and Unloved

Even before he left Tokyo on an eleven-day good-will tour of five Southeast Asian capitals, Japanese Premier Kakuei Tanaka was aware of the smoldering resentment in the area of his country's overweening economic power. He knew that the abrasive aggressiveness of Japanese businessmen had earned them a reputation as "the ugly Americans of Asia." He realized also that bitter memories lingered of Japanese cruelties during World War II. And he had been warned that there would be demonstrations. But nothing prepared him for the enraged outburst of the thousands of shouting and jeering...

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