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Visit of Japanese emperor

Increased security surrounds visit of Japanese emperor, following attempts on President Ford's life.

Increased security surrounds visit of Japanese emperor, following attempts on President Ford's life.

This archive edition of Letter from America was recorded by one of two listeners, who between them taped and labelled over 650 Letter From America programmes from 1973 to 1989. It was restored by the BBC in 2014.

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14 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter Alistair Cooke

Broadcasts

  • Fri 3 Oct 1975 21:15
  • Sun 5 Oct 1975 09:15

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