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US-China Relations / Trade Bill #393501

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 21, 2000
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(Studio: John Roberts) Reports introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Jacqueline Adams) President Clinton's promotion of normalizing trade status with China on the eve of the vote on the trade bill featured. [CLINTON - says our high-tech companies should be allowed into China.] [Representative Rom DeLAY, AFL-CIO Richard TRUMKA, Representative David BONIOR - offer views on the pros and cons of the trade legislation.]

(Beijing: Barry Petersen) The issues of whether American jobs would be lost in the China market were opened and what would happen to Chinese workers examined; scenes shown from a Goodyear plant in China. [Goodyear China Leigh JOHNSON - cites import potential in China.] AFL-CIO television ad against the trade deal shown. [AFL-CIO president John SWEENEY - cites basic violations in sweatshops.] [Business executive Dwight NORDSTROM - predicts trade would help human rights in China.]

Adams, Jacqueline;
Petersen, Barry;
Roberts, John

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