ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 10, 1980
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(Studio) International Trade Commission said concluding that Japanese imports are not the major problem with United States auto industry; commission's decision with regard to imports into United States and reaction of UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) and Ford Motors Company reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(DC) ITC's ruling examined. [American International Auto Mfrs. Association spokesperson Bart FISHER, Japanese Auto Mfrs. Association spokesperson Hajime TANAKA - comment on decision.] [ITC member Michael CALHOUN - criticizes Japanese tactics.] Possibility of President Carter or Ronald Reagan negotiating limit on Japanese imports noted.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz
(Detroit, Michigan) Japanese share of United States new car market at present compared to that 10 years ago; details graphed on screen, discussed. [Ford Motor Company chairperson Philip CALDWELL - comments.] General Motors and Chrysler mentioned as reluctant to join the ITC appeal; UAW-sponsored ads and radio commercials calling for Japanese restraint shown, heard. [UAW president Douglas FRASER - comments on ITC decision.] Auto industry said also blaming Congress as well as selves; details given.
REPORTER: Jim Hickey (WXYZ film/tape)
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