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Person of The Week (Ed Deming) #125268

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 12, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Dr. Edwards Deming, man who taught the Japanese how to manufacture quality after the ruins of World War II, profiled; current and historical scenes shown. [DEMING - says it is a different world now; explains the system he taught to a people willing to learn importance of quality.] [Minolta Corporation president Sam KUSUMOTO - says Deming is considered to be the "father of quality controls."] [DEMING - talks about Americans.] Vernay Laboratories, which makes precision-molded rubber parts, cited as example of American company benefiting from Deming's advice. [Vernay Laboratories Steve RUSSO - comments.] Deming's background and current job as consultant reviewed. [DEMING - says Western world elects not to learn his principles.]

Jennings, Peter

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