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Houston, Texas / Economic Summit #334144

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 09, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Houston: Lesley Stahl) Opening of international economic summit in Houston detailed; President Bush reported proposing guidelines for individual countries to aid USSR ; West Germany noted pushing for commitment to support President Mikhail Gorbachev. British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, Canadian President Brian Mulroney and French President Francois Mitterrand mentioned in reference to intense heat. [BUSH - makes speech.] Bush's ability to match summits with severe weather noted. ......

(Houston: Ray Brady) American farmers reported protesting Bush's proposal to open international competition at summit; scenes shown; details given of United States and other nations' tariffs and farm subsidies. [Two FARMERS - criticize policy.] [US trade representative Carla HILLS - says it will put money in farmers' pockets.] [Three FARMERS - criticize statement.] Pesticide issue noted.

Brady, Ray;
Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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