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Bush / Far East Trip / United States Auto Industry / Japan- American Interdependence #341161

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 07, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Scenes shown of President Bush at Toys R Us in Nara, Japan. Report introduced.

(Tokyo: Bill Whitaker) Bush's and American auto executives' trip to Japan featured; scenes shown of executives and of Bush touring Kyoto, Japan. [Chairman and CEO, Chrysler Corporation Lee IACOCCA; chairman and CEO, Ford Motor Company Harold POLING - comment on Japan-US trade imbalance.] [Business consultant Koichi HORI - talks about American CEOs.] [International business consultant Yukio OKAMOTO - says long-term cooperative spirit is at stake.] Scenes shown of Treasury Secretary Nicholas Brady arriving in Tokyo.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Wyatt Andrews) American dependence on Japanese products featured; Bush administration's penalty levied this summer against Japanese computer screens imported to the United States recalled. [Planar Systems, Incorporated, Jim HURD - comments.] IBM and Apple, who were the biggest importers of the Japanese screens, said to be the ones paying the penalty. [Apple Computer, Incorporated, James BURGER - talks about effect of the penalty on American companies.] [Commerce Department Michael FARREN - talks about interdependence of Japanese products and American business.] Congressional plan to freeze Japanese car imports mentioned; scenes shown of Bush and Barbara Bush arriving in Japan.

Reporter(s):
Andrews, Wyatt;
Rather, Dan;
Whitaker, Bill
Duration:
00:04:20

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