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US-Mexico Relations / Bush Visit / Twin Plant Industries #125943

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 26, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Bush's meetings with Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari reported; scenes shown from Mexico City, Mexico; details given of free trade issue to be discussed.

(Nogales, Mexico: John Quinones) "Twin plant" industry, the new industrial revolution in which workers in Mexico work for American companies, featured; factory scenes shown. [American businessman David BERGMAN - says low-cost labor allows United States to compete worldwide.] Process of production in United States and assembly in Mexico explained. Life for these Mexican laborers detailed; scenes shown from squatter camps in Nogales, Mexico. [WOMAN - (thru translator) says life is very difficult.] [Community activist Teresa LEAL - says employers should be "co- responsible."] [GM's Lee CRAWFORD, University of Texas-El Paso Jeffrey BRANNON - offer differing opinions on industry's responsibility.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Quinones, John
Duration:
00:03:00

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