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Bush / Far East Visit / Australia / Subsidies Issue #137497

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 02, 1992
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Canberra, Australia: Brit Hume) President Bush's visit to Australia featured; scenes shown from Canberra, Australia, of farmers's protest against United States agriculture subsidies. [National farmers federation Graham BLIGHT - comments.] [BUSH - says we are asking for equity in Japan.] [Before parliament, BUSH - says United States will maintain a military presence in Pacific.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(New York: Bob Jamieson) United States farm subsidies, which are designed to protect mainly against European grain surpluses, examined. [American Farm Bureau Paul DRAZER - comments.] United States import restrictions to help American farmers outlined; United States and world market prices for peanuts and sugar compared on screen. [American Sugar Beet Growers Luther MARKWART - says foreign governments are dumping surpluses.] Japanese import restrictions cited.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Bush shown making a "V" sign to the crowd with the back of his hand, which is considered an obscene gesture in Australia.

Reporter(s):
Hume, Brit;
Jamieson, Bob;
Sawyer, Diane
Duration:
00:04:30

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