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Economy: North American Free Trade Agreement / Clinton / The Mexican Market / Perot #145303

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 08, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The debate over the North American Free Trade Agreement introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Jackie Judd) President Clinton's push to get NAFTA through Congress despite the opposition to it examined; lobbying efforts detailed. [Treasury Secretary Lloyd BENTSEN - answers question about the Congressional vote total.] [AFL-CIO Lane KIRKLAND, Representative Anna ESHOO - comment on labor's position.] [White House NAFTA adviser Bill DALEY, Representative Robert MATSUI - comment on NAFTA.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Mexico City: Garrick Utley) The economic theory that the development of a Mexican middle class will lead to the buying of more American goods examined; scenes shown from Mexico City, Mexico. Questions raised about Mexico's economy and its place as a market for American goods. [Shopper Claudia CRUZ de Romero - expresses interest in American products.] [National University of Mexico professor Jorge CASTANEDA; Ford auto worker Juan SOTO Castro (thru translator); University of California professor Harley SHAIKEN - comment on the Mexican economy.] The place for NAFTA in an already opening US-Mexico trade market outlined.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Statements from Ross Perot and the FBI about a possible death threat against Perot reviewed.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:07:20

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