Ambassador Mansfield's 83rd birthday party in Japan, March 16, 1986



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Ambassador Mansfield is congratulated on his birthday and sung "Happy birthday" to. Prime Minister Nakasone is present. Mansfield is a member of Kibo-Kai, all the members of which were born in the same year. He compares the short history of the United States with Japan's long long history. Some remarks are in Japanese. Tape ends with music.

This audio has not been transcribed, but a tape counter index is available.

Item Type



Mansfield, Mike, --1903-2001.

Date Created


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage




Original Collection

Mike Mansfield Political Speeches, Press Interviews, and Campaign Advertisements Audio Recordings, OH 022

Holding Institution

University of Montana. Mansfield Library. Archives and Special Collections

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights Holder

Copyright to this recording may be held by the University of Montana—Missoula. For more information, please contact Archives and Special Collections at the University of Montana, Mansfield Library.

Audio File Number

OH 022-447

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.): analog + 1 tape counter index (3 pp.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:20:40 minutes

Local Filename

OH_022_447.mp3; OH_022_447_TCI.pdf

Digitization Information

Audio captured using a Nakamichi MR-2, 2-head professional cassette deck. The capture is controlled through Adobe Audition with sampling rates, 44100 hz, 32-bit float. Output is as follows: capture quality (real-time conversion), medium quality, none (dither); high-quality conversion, best quality (slowest), shaped (dither). File processed to WAV for preservation and MP3 for online access using Adobe Audition. The PDF files were OCR’d with Abbyy FineReader version 9.0.

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Ambassador Mansfield's 83rd birthday party in Japan, March 16, 1986