CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 19, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(No location given) Historical and cultural factors affecting Japanese psyche, and thus Japan's impact on United States mkts., examined; remarks of Zen master outlined. [Sumo wrestler Jesse KUHAULUA - notes culture's respect for hard workers.] [Baseball players Steve ONTIVEROS, Terry WHITFIELD - cite Japan's approach to sport discipline.] Imperial bowmaker and imperial swordmaker noted illustrating Japan's pursuit of quality; Zen master's assessment of Honda's success in United States noted. Extent of computer chip casing market cornered by 1 Japanese firm cited as example [Investment bankers Martin SIMPSON, Randolph KILMON - praise Japan's approach.] [Sandra HOLLOW - thinks United States is at fault.]
REPORTER: Bob Simon