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Labor / Clothing and Textiles / Imports #493105

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 13, 1977
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(Studio) AFL-CIO president George Meany and other union leaders talk with Carter.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Labor leaders meet with administration representatives to discuss impact of imports on textile industry; labor wants cuts in international agreement, administration wants agreements with individual ntns. [MEANY - cites figs. with regard to effect of imports on clothing and textile industry] Possible consequences of cutting imports noted.
REPORTER: Marilyn Berger

(Studio) Clothing and textile workers over country leave jobs to go to rallies today to tell Carter they want limits on imported clothing. REPORTER: David Brinkley

(NYC) Report on workers' demonstrations in NYC; Grossman Clothing Company cited as example Downstairs from company, Joy Boutique has blouses from Hong Kong on sale; reminders of similar problems for shoe industry, with imports from Italy and Spain; and television industry, with imports from Japan, are along route. Marchers end up at Macy's Department Store in Herald Square; get support from Mayor Abraham Beame. [BEAME - urges purchase of United States goods.] Labor and management together on issue.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Berger, Marilyn;
Brinkley, David;
Hager, Robert

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