CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jan 22, 1989
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Challenges that President Bush talked about in his address featured; economy challenge noted. [In 1987, President REAGAN - says American's economy engine must go to full throttle.] Impt. of productivity to the American economy noted; graph shown. [Econ. Edwin MANSFIELD - says American productivity is below that of Japanese.] Impt. of research and development to 3M company cited. [Chairperson Allen JACOBSON - says research and development is bridge getting you to tomorrow and must be founded on long-term programs.] Bush administration's plans to promote research and development explained. [Investment analyst Steve ROACH - talks about Japanese management] [JACOBSON, ROACH - sum up American battle for productivity.] Report introduced.
(Maquoketa, Iowa, James Hattori) Challenge to Bush to get backing from American women featured; case study of single working mother Michelle Heester of Maquoketa cited as example [HEESTER - says she does not feel confident about Bush.] Bush noted naming two women, Labor Secretary Elizabeth Dole and United States trade representative Carla Hills to his cabinet; scenes shown. [Pol. analyst Ethel KLEIN - says women's concerns are economy] [HEESTER - discusses her economy problems.] Day care issue noted. [HEESTER - says if Bush cuts government aid, there will be no day care.] [KLEIN - says political circumstances make it difficult for Bush to pay attention to women's needs.] [HEESTER - worries about war.] President Reagan mentioned.
(Studio: Susan Spencer) Findings in poll on women and pols. recalled.