Akahata, May 9, 1948

This newspaper article, “Blackmarketeers Are Going to Take Advantage of the Revision of Prices of Materials, Reluctant to Sell Rice and Hoarding Sugar,” reported on the delayed distribution of staple foods by the Japanese government and the effect that it had on the black market prices for sugar and rice. The article was suppressed, which means that it was not published. Also seen here is the original galley proof of the article with CCD markings.