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United States Clothespin Ind. / Communist Competition #499328

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 18, 1978
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(Studio) Clothespin industry's survival of washer/dryer era and present threat by Communist competition reported Plans to petition President Carter for help noted.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(No location given) Details about clothespin industry in United States and in Communist cntrys., especially recent jump in Communists' share of market in US, given. 4 mfrs. in United States are in New England; company of Richard Penley stated to be in West Paris, Maine [PENLEY - says his company can't compete with the underpricing of Communist cntrys. (China (PR), Romania, Czechoslovakia and Poland) and their incrd. export trends.] [Clothespin industry attorney Myron SOLTER - states results to United States industry as consequence of Communist imports.] Solter's plans to request import limits and higher duties be set by President Carter noted.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy

McCarthy, Lee;
Savitch, Jessica

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