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US-Japan Trade Relations #543433

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 09, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Tokyo, Japan) Prime Min. Yasuhiro Nakasone's appeal to public to purchase United States prods. in effort to avert open US-Japan trade war examined; films shown. Various United States inds. affected by Japanese restrictive standards reviewed.
REPORTER: Steve Mallory

(Studio) Reagan administration reaction to Nakasone's statement noted. [Chief of staff Don. REGAN - applauds Prime Min.'s objectives.]
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(NYC) Reaction within United States business community to Nakasone's plan examined. [National Association of Mfrs. spokesperson Larry FOX - considers plan inadequate.] [Representative Don BONKER, Senator Carl.LEVIN - criticize Japan.] Joint ventures between US companies such as Hughes Aircraft and American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) with Japanese firms discussed. [American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) International spokesperson Robert SAGEMAN - thinks such arrangements are important.]
REPORTER: Mike Jensen

Brokaw, Tom;
Jensen, Mike;
Mallory, Steve

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