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Washington Notebook (Japan, An Economic Power) #336794

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 07, 1991
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Emergence of Japan as an economic power that is a threat to the United States examined. [Representative Richard GEPHARDT - says Americans believe Japan is a threat.] [Democratic presidential candidates, on September 30, Senator Robert KERREY; on September 12, Paul TSONGAS, Senator Tom HARKIN; on October 2, Governor Mario CUOMO; Governor L. Douglas WILDER - campaign on the issue of the economy and Japan.] Reasons why United States is falling behind Japan cited. [Economic Strategy Institution Clyde PRESTOWITZ - criticizes United States economic philosophy.] Gephardt noted pushing for trade sanctions on countries with trade barriers. [GEPHARDT - says we wait for a trade initiative from President Bush.]

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Schieffer, Bob
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00:03:10

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