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Trade Policy #306024

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 23, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) President Reagan's announcement of new trade measures aimed at avoiding trade war with allies examined. [REAGAN - claims he'll protect United States industry from unfair foreign trade practices.] Details of his proposals outlined on screen, discussed; drop in United States dollar value overseas in response mentioned. [Senators John DANFORTH, Robert BYRD - want more than rhetoric from President; feel speech was too late.] Push in Congress for protectionist measures said illustrated by United States textile industry's lobbying. [Textile worker Robert AHERON - fears industry's future.]
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley
Duration:
00:02:20

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