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House / Textile Vote #311905

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 06, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Phil Jones) Impact on textile industry of House failure to override President Reagan's veto of textile bill examined; details given, scenes shown. [REAGAN - praises outcome.] [Betty SIZEMORE - is disappointed.] [Textile coalition spokesperson John GREGG - instructs lobbyists.] Trade representative Clayton Yeutter's lobbying mentioned. [Representatives James TRAFICANT, Robert MICHEL - debate issue.] Speaker Thomas O'Neill quoted.

(Duncan, OK: Martha Teichner) Reaction here to vote and impact of foreign competition on United States textile jobs discussed; details given, scenes shown. [WORKERS - want United States jobs protected.] Expected rise in unemployment here after Haggar Company, clothing manufacturer, moves to Mexico in fall noted. [Chamber of Commerce spokesperson Richard DIXON - calls for town's diversification.] [Mayor Doug NIX - comments.]

Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan;
Teichner, Martha

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