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Economy / Coal Strike / Steel Industry / Japan's Exporting #46691

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 25, 1977
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(Studio) Breakdown in contract talks between UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) and coal industry in Washington, DC and virtual certainty of strike noted. Labor Department's report on slow rise in productivity for summer, need for more productivity in steel industry and plans by administration to help out cited.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(DC) Admin. plan to cut dumping of foreign steel on United States market detailed. Senator William Proxmire's comments to reporter Ann Compton on own views on plan noted. [PROXMIRE - cites concerns with regard to inflationary effects of plan.] Admin. concerns with regard to higher prices and trade wars, and effect of these, stated.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Tokyo, Japan) Report on extent of Japan's exporting and effects on cntry.'s inds. Amt. of exports in sound and communications equipment&ready-made factories; factory destined for Brazil, to be taken to Amazon River by tug-boats, cited as example
REPORTER: Irv Chapman

Chapman, Irv;
Donaldson, Sam;
Walters, Barbara

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