Speech to the American Chamber of Commerce, Japan, September 2, 198-?



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Ambassador Mansfield discusses the current United States economic problems, placing the blame on the United States, not on Japan. He recommends increased trade with all Asian countries. During a question and answer session, he responds to questions about trade and military relations with Japan and other East Asian countries.

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

Item Type



Mansfield, Mike, --1903-2001.; United States--Economic conditions--1981-2001.; United States--Foreign relations--Japan.; Japan--Foreign relations--United States.; United States--Foreign relations--East Asia.; East Asia--Foreign relations--United States.

Date Created


Date (unknown or estimated)

Year of this speech is estimated circa 1982.

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 022-357

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (02:00:00 min.): analog + 1 tape counter index (5 pp.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:37:52 minutes

Local Filename

OH_022_357.mp3; OH_022_357_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.

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Index of Mansfield speech

Speech to the American Chamber of Commerce, Japan, September 2, 198-?