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Economy: North American Free Trade Agreement / Congress #595139

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 14, 1993
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Andrea Mitchell) Lobbying by President Clinton to get support in Congress for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which would phase out trade barriers between the US, Canada and Mexico, featured; scenes shown of Clinton with former presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter and George Bush, who support the treaty. [CLINTON - promotes NAFTA.] [BUSH - comments.] [CARTER - says a demagogue {Ross Perot} is opposing the plan.] Support from Senator Bob Dole mentioned.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) NBC News/"Wall Street Journal" findings on Clinton's popularity and the opposition to NAFTA outlined. Report introduced.

(Capitol: Lisa Myers) The opposition of organized labor and Democrats to NAFTA over the issue of lost jobs featured; positions of Representatives David Bonior and Richard Gephardt noted. [AFL-CIO Lane KIRKLAND - comments.] Representative Thomas Sawyer shown talking to his Ohio constituents about the treaty. [August 1, on "Meet the Press", Ross PEROT - opposes NAFTA.] [Representative Jim KOLBE - comments.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Myers, Lisa

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