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US-Japan Relations / Bus. #320314

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 21, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(San Francisco, California: Ray Brady) United States welcoming Japanese business to American recalled. [Fired executive Tom McDANNOLD - says Japanese used him for American expertise and then fired him.] Americans reported suing Japanese companies for racial and sexual discrimination. No. of suits in California discussed. [McDANNOLD - says during staff cuts, Americans always were first to be terminated.] [Fired executive James RISTOW - comments on discrimination.] Women's problems with Japanese executives discussed. [Ex-personnel director Ann PREVOST - comments on sexual discrimination.] United States and Japanese sexual attitudes noted vastly different. Japanese manual quoted with regard to women's roles. [Japanese Legal Studies Center spokesperson Michael YOUNG - says problems result from culture clashes.] [Japanese EXECUTIVE - demonstrates how to drink from glass.] Scenes shown from "Gung Ho"; details given of Japanese treatment of Americans

Brady, Ray;
Rather, Dan

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