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Japan / Auto Exports #516855

NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 02, 1981
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(Studio) European Common Mkt.'s concern over Japan's agreement to cut auto exports to United States noted; details given. Continue controversy in United States over agreement cited.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

(DC) Trade representative William Brock's defense of deal examined. [BROCK - responds to chgs. of International Auto Dealers Association president Robert McIlwain criticism.] Brock's later dismissal of fears with regard to higher prices in US, detailed; admin.'s efforts to smooth strained US-Japanese relations caused by collision of United States submarine and Japanese freighter, in anticipation of upcoming visit by Prime Min. Zenko Suzuki, discussed.
REPORTER: John Palmer

Jamieson, Bob;
Palmer, John

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