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Crown Prince Akihito, 1963
December 30, 2017
S. Nagai ©Stars and StripesTokyo, November, 1963: U.S. Ambassador to Japan Edwin O. Reischauer talks with Crown Prince Akihito and Crown Princess Michiko before a memorial service for President John F. Kennedy at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Tokyo. "Please accept my sympathy on this sad occasion," the future emperor said.
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