CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 24, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(DC: Deborah Potter) California raisin ad shown. Taxpayers reported paying for S. Korean TV ad promoting raisins. [Representative Charles SCHUMER - describes taxpayers footing bill for industry] Program noted aimed at lowering foreign trade barriers. [Agriculture Department spokesperson Thomas KAY - defends program.] Congress investigation results discussed; Sunkist's abuses listed. Blue Diamond Almond Company noted only company representative in South Korean ads. [Farmer's attorney Brian LEIGHTON - says Coca-Cola doesn't receive money to advertise overseas.] California wine sales in Japan reported increase [California Wine Institution spokesperson Jean VALENTINE - comments on program.] Congress opponents noted attempting to dismantle program.
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