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US-China Relations / Trade #192592

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 09, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Visit by former Presidents Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford to the White House to make the case for normalizing trade with China reported.

(White House: John Cochran) The White House push for the Senate and House votes on trade with China discussed; details given of the support for the bill from Representative Tom DeLay, an opponent of President Clinton.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The groups opposing trade with China listed.

(Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania: Linda Douglass) How the city of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, would be helped or hurt by open trade with China examined; example cited. [DeadSolid Simulations Dennis MORGIS - says China trade would open up new customers.] [Plains Tee Shirt textile worker Ruth SIMONSON - says jobs will be lost.] [UNITE Phyllis BURNS - opposes China's human rights.] [Representative Paul KANJORSKI - wonders how he will vote.]

Cochran, John;
Douglass, Linda;
Jennings, Peter

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