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US-Canada / Trade Agreement #558805

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 02, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Palm Springs, California: Robin Lloyd) Signing of free trade agreement between Canada &US by Prime Min. Brian Mulroney in Canada and President Reagan during vacation at home of Walter Annenberg reported Impact of trade agreement detailed. [In radio address, voice of REAGAN - calls pact win/win situation for both ntns.] [Econ. Jeff SCHOTT - says pact good for both sides.] Opposition to agreement by Texas oil and gas producers, New Mexico uranium producers and some in Congress reported [Senator Carl LEVIN - opposes aspects of pact.] Opposition in Canada by some inds. and by pols. noted. [Johns Hopkins spokesperson Charles DORAN - says Canadian opposition parties hope to defeat government on issue.] Obstacles prior to implementation reiterated.

Chung, Connie;
Lloyd, Robin

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