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Congress / Textile Vote #104707

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 06, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(DC: Charles Gibson) Outcome of House vote on President Reagan's veto of textile bill &significance for President's trade policies examined; details given, scenes shown. [Representatives Bill HEFNER, Olympia SNOWE, Bob MICHEL - debate issue.] Intensity of White House lobbying efforts said illustrated by trade representative Clayton Yeutter's meeting with Representative Bob McEwen following Reagan's mtg. with him. [REAGAN - praises vote.] [FFACT chairperson John GREGG - predicts number United States textile jobs lost as result of today's vote.]

(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(Durham, North Carolina: Rebecca Chase) United States textile industry's current status and effect on industry of foreign competition examined; robotics at Burlington plant cited as ex. [Plant manager Neil YEARGIN, worker Barbara BYRD - note pros and cons of automation.] [Former J.P. Stevens worker Jim BEASLEY - cites his uncertain future.]

Chase, Rebecca;
Gibson, Charles;
Jarriel, Tom

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