A new premier

Butler, Steve
August 1993
U.S. News & World Report;8/9/93, Vol. 115 Issue 6, p16
Reports that an unlikely coalition of seven parties, spanning a wide spectrum from left to right, chose Morihiro Hosokawa to be Japan's next prime minister. Brief profile of the politician; Accomplishments; Challenges.


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