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Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone on: First Impressions of MacArthur
Yasuhiro Nakasone NAKASONE: When I saw the photograph of MacArthur when he arrived at Atsugi Airport, looking around the surroundings, twirling his corncob pipe in his hand... I thought, finally the ruler had arrived from a foreign country.

Then, my thought was that I would wait and see whether he would be a real free democracy believer, in a true sense, or a tyrant.

Q: Which was he?

NAKASONE: I think that he was about a 80% free democracy believer.

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