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Economy: North American Free Trade Agreement / Broom Industry #139066

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 17, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Signing of the North American Free Trade Agreement that will create a free trade zone between the US, Canada and Mexico reported; scenes shown of President Bush, Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari and Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney signing the treaty.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Arcola, Illinois: Chris Bury) The potential impact of the free trade agreement on the American broom industry, which has historically been protected by an import duty, examined; Arcola, Illinois, factory scenes shown. [The Libman Company William LIBMAN, broom stitcher Jim SMITH, trade representative Carla HILLS - comment.]

Bury, Chris;
Jennings, Peter

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