Address to Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan, January 1, 1982



Download Audio Interview (95.2 MB)

Download Index of Mansfield speech (3.9 MB)


Media is loading


Ambassador Mansfield addresses the trade imbalance with Japan stating that protectionist policies are making the situation worse. He discusses the economic policies of both the United States and Japan and suggests areas for change.

This audio has not been transcribed, but a tape counter index is available.

Item Type



Mansfield, Mike, --1903-2001.; United States--Foreign economic relations--Japan.; Japan--Foreign economic relations--United States.; United States--Economic conditions--1981-2001.; United States--Economic policy--1981-1993.; Japan--Economic policy--1945-

Date Created


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

United States; Japan



Original Collection

Mike Mansfield Political Speeches, Press Interviews, and Campaign Advertisements Audio Recordings, OH 022

Holding Institution

University of Montana. Mansfield Library. Archives and Special Collections

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights Holder

Copyright to this recording may be held by the University of Montana—Missoula. For more information, please contact Archives and Special Collections at the University of Montana, Mansfield Library.

Audio File Number

OH 022-328

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (02:00:00 min.): analog + 1 tape counter index (8 pp.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:09:17 minutes

Local Filename

OH_022_328.mp3; OH_022_328_TCI.pdf

Digitization Information

Audio captured using a Nakamichi MR-2, 2-head professional cassette deck. The capture is controlled through Adobe Audition with sampling rates, 44100 hz, 32-bit float. Output is as follows: capture quality (real-time conversion), medium quality, none (dither); high-quality conversion, best quality (slowest), shaped (dither). File processed to WAV for preservation and MP3 for online access using Adobe Audition. The PDF files were OCR’d with Abbyy FineReader version 9.0.

OH_022_328_TCI.pdf (3956 kB)
Index of Mansfield speech

Address to Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan, January 1, 1982