Search the Archive

Other News: Mitchell / Trade Deficit / Japan Trade Talks #47076

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 28, 1977
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Reports with regard to John Mitchell's beginning of medical furlough to Washington, DC from Alabama federal prison, include film of his departure; Commerce Department's report with regard to November trade deficit; Japan's agreement to resume talks with regard to trade imbalance with US.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Japan) Report on high prices of foreign goods in Japan and reasons for them. Legal requirements making each car imported from Ford Motors need expensive modifications cited as example [Ford Motors Japan spokesperson C. William RAMSAY - describes Japanese foreign car customers' demands.] Japan's characterization of Ford Pinto as big car noted, as example of how Japanese for. trade system hikes prices on imports. Is noted that package of tariff cuts, now offered by Japan to US, won't help much.
REPORTER: Irv Chapman

Reporter(s):
Chapman, Irv;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:50

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.