CBS Evening News for Friday, May 20, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Tokyo, Japan) Role of West Edward Demmy in raising quality of Japanese prods. noted. Training of Japanese engineers shown. Americans said now learning from Japan. Americans shown touring Japanese industry [Harvey MACKAY - praises Japanese methods.] [Lenox, Incorporated John CHAMBERLIN - talks of Lenox china.] Schick razor blades noted big seller in Japan. [US Chamber of Commerce, Japan, Lawrence SNOWDEN - speaks of necessity of meeting challenge of quality.] Japanese import of Disneyland from United States noted. Country's fascination with United States stressed. Pen pals of Japanese students, from Massachusetts, shown. [Student John REICHARDT - talks of United States complacency.] Better education of Japanese students noted. Japanese soc. noted more regimented than that of US. [MACKAY - praises idea of competition.] [Publisher "Los Angeles Times" Tom JOHNSON - implies competition is good for US.] Japanese proverb quoted. Japanese baseball shown.
REPORTER: Bob Simon
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