NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 14, 1987
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.
(DC: Irving R. Levine) Current political fashion featuring competitiveness theme as foreign trade policy examined. [January 27, 1987, President REAGAN - wants to enhance United States competitiveness.] [Econ. Charles SCHULTZE - notes phrase's current popularity.] Buzzword defined on screen. [Commerce Secretary Malcolm BALDRIGE - comments.] Reagan's competitiveness proposal outlined. [Voice of REAGAN - considers America's Cup representative of United States technological competitiveness.] Details of President's plan outlined. Richard Nixon's Project Independence in 1974 recalled. [Representative Dan ROSTENKOWSKI - expects new trade legislature] Edward Marwell's forklift parts plant's success in meeting standards of Japanese mkts. noted.