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Auto Industry / Smyrna #275045

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 25, 1981
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(Studio) Worst slump in 20 years reported in United States auto industry
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Tokyo, Japan) American employees of new Nissan plant under const. in Smyrna, Tennessee, reported visiting plants in Japan. [Joe MESHOTTO - says Japanese seem more dedicated.] [Roger ELLIOTT - notes Japanese go for quality.] Americans noted having some problems with language and food in Japan. [James GREEN - doesn't like cold, raw fish, but enjoys calisthenics.] [MESHOTTO - feels Americans could sell a quality auto.] Details given, films shown.
REPORTER: Gordon Joseloff

Reporter(s):
Joseloff, Gordon;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:30

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