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Economy: Japan and Pickens #327699

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 29, 1989
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Tokyo, Japan: Bill Whitaker) United States busman. and corporation raider T. Boone Pickens reported unsuccessfully attempting to become member of Japanese company's bd. of dirs. [PICKENS - comments.] [Bus. consultant Yoshihisa MURASAWA - says Pickens has bad reputation in Japan.] [Econ. Tait RATCLIFF - says cultural differences between Pickens and Japanese were insurmountable.] Japanese noted buying foreign companies but not allowing foreign business to compete in Japan. [Former United States trade representative Clyde PRESTOWITZ -comments.] [PICKENS - says he's tired of trade deficit with Japan.]

Chung, Connie;
Whitaker, Bill

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