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Campaign `80 / Carter and Auto Industry #66911

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 08, 1980
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(Studio) President Carter's stop in Detroit today and Republican party's preparations for upcoming convention there noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) President's visit said aimed at auto industry
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Detroit, Michigan) Despite pre-arrival hype by Vice President Walter Mondale, Carter said offering auto industry no solutions with regard to foreign imports; his proposals outlined on screen. [CARTER - says a partnership between government and auto ind. has been formed.] Carter said not pushing for curb on imports during trip to Japan. Criticism of President's stopover in Detroit by Republican party leaders noted. [Bill BROCK - comments.] Both Detroit newspapers said headlining Carter's visit; papers shown. details given.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

(Detroit, Michigan) Lack of enthusiasm for Carter's proposals by auto industry cited. [UAW president Doug. FRASER - comments.] Auto industry's position re: Carter's plan outlined on screen. [Chrysler chairperson Lee IACOCCA - comments on foreign imports.] Semantics of White House statement considered.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

Reporter(s):
Cordtz, Dan;
Gibson, Charles;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max
Duration:
00:03:50

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