Japan Is No Island

May 1979
New Republic;5/12/79, Vol. 180 Issue 19, p5
Discusses former Treasury secretary and presidential candidate John Connally's speech in which he spoke about the United States' balance of trade with Japan. Urging that Americans demand equal openness and fairness; States whose industries are under threat from Japanese imports; Protectionist proposals to impose surcharges on Japanese products; Impact of surcharge on the increasing trend toward political and strategic cooperation between the two countries; America's economic failures that are being blamed on Japan's trade surplus.


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