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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 17, 1970
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(Studio) Congress debates SST; opponents threaten filibuster; Senator Hugh Scott thinks he can force vote this week; Senator Jacob Javits kills For. Trade Bill, incling. import quotas.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(London, England) United States trade with Britain important; British may have trade war with United States if import quotas set. [Export council Peter TENNANT - says import restrictions would increase unemployment, hurt economy in United States and Britain.]
REPORTER: Ray Scherer

(Scotland) Computer plants getting new sources for pts.
REPORTER: Ray Scherer

(Tokyo, Japan) Protestors demand improved trade relations with US; textile ind. rejects any United States restrictions; big political issue.

Brinkley, David;
Rich, John;
Scherer, Ray

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