Yara Elected as Okinawa Chief in First Popular Vote

Naha- 1968-11-11 Opposition candidate Chobyo Yara expresses his joy at a news conference in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, Nov. 11, 1968, after winning the first popular election for chief of Okinawa. Okinawa returned to Japanese rule in 1972 after years of U.S. occupation following the end of World War II. (Jiji Press) Photo: / JIJI / TT / kod 415 ***BETALBILD***