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Eye On America (Saipan: Garment Industry) (Part II) #346451

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 17, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(On the island of Saipan: Bob Faw) The garment industry in Saipan, Mariana Islands, which can sell clothing as made in the USA without paying minimum wage to workers, featured; scenes shown to illustrate the working conditions. [Representative George MILLER - calls the conditions substandard.] [Amalgamated Textile Workers Union Jack SHEINKMAN - opposes Saipan's practices.] Patriotic Saipan government video showing the happy workers played. [Smart Shirts manager John RIGGINS - comments.] Overcrowded workers barracks shown. [Saipan attorney Robert O'CONNOR, Governor Lorenzo GUERRERO - defend working conditions.] [Workers advocate Marybeth HERALD - opposes worker mistreatment in name of economic development.]

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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