× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Japan / Auto Exports #276968

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 01, 1981
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Japan's agreement to reduce auto exports to United States reiterated.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Tokyo, Japan,) Agreement reached between Japanese and United States negotiators examined; reaction of auto mfrs. in both cntrys. discussed. [General Motors chairperson Roger SMITH - notes insignificance of cutback.] Impact of deal on American consumer noted. [Auto analyst David HEALY - thinks it will help United States auto industry] [WOMAN - criticizes lack of choice implied by agreement.] 1977 and current CBS "News-New York Times" poll with regard to American's evaluation of quality of United States and Japanese autos outlined on screen, discussed. [Consumers for World Trade spokesperson Doreen BROWN - anticipates incrd. United States auto prices.] Possible 1982 Japanese car sales in United States mentioned. Trade minister Rokusuke Tanaka mentioned.
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning

Dunning, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.