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Economy: Trade Bill #115129

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 21, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Passing of trade bill by House of Representatives reported Report introduced.

(DC: Ann Compton) Controversial provision of trade reform bill that companies must give workers two month notice prior to plant closings and large-scale layoffs examined. [President REAGAN - says can't sign bill with that provision in it.] [Representative Bill FRENZEL - says this "hitchhiker" provision will cause bill to be vetoed.] [Representative Jim WRIGHT - says can't believe bill would be vetoed.] Basic provisions of trade bill detailed. Possibility of veto override in Congress mentioned.

Compton, Ann;
Jennings, Peter

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