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Katsuhiro Yokomura ©Stars and StripesTokyo, October, 1971: "Today" hosts Joe Garagiola, Barbara Walters and Hugh Downs pose for a photo on the roof of Tokyo's Daimaru department store, where they were taping the NBC morning show for later stateside broadcast. Downs was leaving the show in a few days after nine years as host. Hugh Downs, a World War II veteran, died July 1, 2020 at age 99.

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