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Japan / Washington Lobbyists #329522

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jan 15, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Phil Jones) Japan reported spending more on Washington lobbyists than any other foreign country; details given; scenes shown. [TRW president Pat CHOATE - says Japanese lobby is too powerful.] [Senator Ernest HOLLINGS, lobbyist James LAKE - comment on situation.] Lake noted close friend of President Bush; former's profits from Japanese clients outlined on screen. [Lobbyist Stuart EIZENSTAT - comments on Japanese need for lobbyists.] [Japanese embassy Toshiyuki TAKANO - says Japanese need to hire help in US.] [Robert STRAUSS - praises Japan's contributions to US economy.] [Lobbyist Michelle LAXALT, T. Boone PICKENS - comment on Japanese.] Ronald Reagan's promotional trip to Japan recalled; power of Japanese in United States economy noted growing.

Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan

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