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Transition / Clinton's Day / Foreign Policy / European Trade War #138900

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 09, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Transition Watch story introduced.

(Little Rock: Jim Wooten) President-elect Bill Clinton's day featured; scenes shown of Clinton with Vice President-elect Albert Gore, jogging and at the state capitol in Little Rock, Arkansas. [Clinton's adviser George STEPHANOPOULOS - fields reporters' questions.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(State Department: John McWethy) Foreign policy issues that Clinton will face featured. [Syrian negotiator Mouffaq al-ALLAF - hopes the new administration will be committed to the Middle East peace talks.] [Constitutional scholar Elizabeth McCAUGHEY - says he will have to be a foreign policy president.] The threat of starvation due to civil wars in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Somalia, the economic and political problems in Russia, and the threat to world trade talks reviewed. [Former State Department official Winston LORD - cites the importance of trade talks.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Meeting of leaders of the European Community to try to avoid a trade war with the United States reported; scenes shown from Brussels, Belgium. Announcement last week by President Bush's administration of new tariffs on European farm products in an effort to get Europe to reduce its high subsidies to farmers recalled.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Wooten, Jim

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