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United States Auto Industry / ITC #267674

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 10, 1980
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(Studio) United States auto industry recalled blaming foreign imports for its present economy state.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) International Trade Cmsn.'s ruling on relief plan proposed by Ford Motor Company and UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) discussed. [UAW president Douglas FRASER - comments.] [Ford Motor Company chairperson Philip CALDWELL - comments.] [Japan Auto Mfrs. Association spokesperson William TANAKA - comments.] Probability that auto industry will turn to Congress next mentioned.
REPORTER: Rita Flynn

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Possible role of imported auto parts in employment situation of US auto industry examined; Chrysler's use of German-made engines for Omni and Horizon models cited as example [Motor and Equipment Mfrs. Association spokesperson William RAFERTY - comments.] Background to current situation outlined; various for.-made parts of typical United States auto and ntns. involved listed on screen. Extent of foreign-parts market noted; Ford's Escort mentioned. [Philip CALDWELL - comments.]

Brady, Ray;
Cronkite, Walter;
Flynn, Rita

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