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Japan / Earthquake and Tsunami #993954

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 17, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Chicago: John Yang) The economic impact of the disaster in Japan examined; details given about GM’s shutdown of a plant in Louisiana due to the shortage of parts from Japan and the expected shortage of products that have computer chips. [Wells Fargo chief economist John SILVIA†- notes the impact on the US will be negative.] [Toyota Santa Monica sales manager Billy RINKER†- comments on halted production of Prius cars.] [HIS Automotive Rebecca LINDLAND†- lists Japanese components in American cars.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Yang, John
Duration:
00:02:00

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