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Campaign `80 / Carter and Republicans/ Auto Industry #272110

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 08, 1980
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(Studio) Republican criticism of President Carter's stopover in Detroit today noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Detroit, Michigan) Carter's proposals to help auto industry outlined on screen. [CARTER - says partnership between government and auto industry has been formed.] Carter said also asking International Trade Commission to investigate Japanese auto imports' effect on United States industry; lack of presidential action in Japan noted. [UAW president Doug. FRASER, Chrysler chairperson Lee IACOCCA - comment.] Republican criticism of Carter outlined; Senator Robert Dole quoted. [Republican national committee chairperson William BROCK - comments.] Benefit to Carter if ploy works noted.

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) President's proposals examined. [Auto analyst David HEALY - comments.] Cost to auto companies of changeover to fuel-efficient cars and lack of help they'll receive from Carter's plan outlined. [Auto analyst David EISENBERG - discusses expected price increases] Possible price increases for Japanese cars noted; Chevrolet Citation mentioned.

(Studio) White House noted briefing envts. on administration plans.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Brady, Ray;
Cronkite, Walter;
Faw, Bob

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