ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 20, 1969
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(Studio) Commerce Secretary Maurice Stans says if rising imports to United States not cutback, something will have to be done. Stans tried unsuccessfully to get Japan to reduce their textile exports to US.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Atlanta, Georgia) South textile workers earn $2.28 hour, 5 times Japanese income. Fulton cotton mill shown. American textile industry worried about increased foreign imports. More than 2,000 mills closed in last 20 years Mill workers see foreign textiles as threat to their livelihood.
REPORTER: Don Farmer
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