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Campaign `80 / Carter and Republicans / Auto Industry #511888

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 08, 1980
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(Studio) President Carter's stopover in Detroit to deliver proposals for auto ind. prior to departure for Japan reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Detroit, Michigan) [CARTER - says he's concerned about auto industry] Proposed Carter plan outlined on screen; President said asking International Trade Commission to become involved with regard to Japanese imports. Details given.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff

(Detroit, Michigan) [Ford chairperson Philip CALDWELL, Chrysler chairperson Lee IACOCCA - comment on Japanese auto industry] Criticism of Carter's lack of forcefulness with Japan noted. [UAW president Doug. FRASER - comments.] [MAN - comments.] [Mayor Coleman YOUNG - says President's plan isn't enough.] [Ford dealer Richard FLANNERY - criticizes Carter's proposal as being virtually nothing.] Flannery said going out of business this week
REPORTER: Jim Cummins

(Studio) Republicans' criticism of Carter's auto industry plan cited.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Detroit, Michigan) Criticism of President's stop in Detroit outlined. [Republican chairperson William BROCK, Senator Robert DOLE - describe Carter's plan for auto industry as an Edsel.] Ronald Reagan's plan for United States auto industry recalled.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson

(Studio) Upcoming item announced.

Chancellor, John;
Cummins, Jim;
Simpson, Carole;
Woodruff, Judy

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