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Japan / Auto Exports #516640

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 01, 1981
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(Studio) Reaction of General Motors and UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) to Japan's agreement to cut back auto exports to United States noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tokyo, Japan) Details of agreement examined; reaction of Japan's auto mfrs. discussed. Trade minister Rokusuke Tanaka said encouraged by trade
REPORTER:. Bill Brock with regard to Cong's probable reaction to deal; details given. [BROCK - notes remaining problems to be considered.] Limitations of agreement outlined.
REPORTER: Jim Upshaw

(Studio) General aspects of agreement explained.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) President Reagan's response to issue outlined.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Econ. implications of agreement for United States and Japanese mfrs. examined; details outlined on screen. [Senator Don. RIEGLE - thinks loopholes will help Japanese.] Anticipated price hikes noted.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

Chancellor, John;
Levine, Irving R.;
Mudd, Roger;
Upshaw, Jim

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