NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 03, 1985
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(Studio) Implications of possible US-Japan trade war considered.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Status of current tension in US-Japanese relations over issue of inequitable policies examined. [Trade representative designate Clayton YEUTTER - cites need to approach problem with care.] Prime Min. Yasuhiro Nakasone's criticism of Congress call for retaliation quoted on screen. [Senator John DANFORTH - considers trade war in effect, with Japan the aggressor.] Background to US-Japanese trade relationship reviewed; details graphed on screen. [Robert STRAUSS - describes Japan's approach to trade policies.] Pol. and cultural factors shaping Japan's position considered. [Electronic Inds. Association spokesperson John McDONNELL - explains cultural differences.]
REPORTER: Chris Wallace