NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 02, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Bush recalled agreeing to joint effort to manufacturer FSX fighter jet with Japan. Report introduced.
(DC: Andrea Mitchell) Bush's agreement reported being criticized by Congress [Representative James TRAFICANT, Senator Alan DIXON - criticize agreement.] Problems with F-15 jet project recalled. [Commerce Secretary Robert MOSBACHER - comments on safeguards in present agreement.] Some cabinet members reported urging stronger econ. policy with regard to Japan; United States trade representative Carla Hills quoted. [Econ. advr. Michael BOSKIN - comments on situation.] [Institution for International Econs. spokesperson C. Fred BERGSTEN - welcomes agreement with Japan.]