Informal briefing of Yomiuri Team in Japan before visit to U.S., February 28, 1984



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Briefing with Yomiuri Team. Ambassador Mansfield talks about United States-Japan trade issues with the members of a team about to visit the United States. They especially discuss the automobile and beef industries. Mansfield suggests areas to visit for certain things. One member of the team is interested in living with a farm family.

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Mansfield, Mike, --1903-2001.; Automobile industry and trade--United States.; Beef industry--United States.; Agriculture--United States.; United States--Commerce--Japan.; Japan--Commerce--United States.

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Twentieth century

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United States; Japan



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

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University of Montana. Mansfield Library. Archives and Special Collections

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University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

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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.

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OH 022-448b

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1 sound cassette (02:00:00 min.): analog

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Run Time

01:18:59 minutes

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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.

Informal briefing of Yomiuri Team in Japan before visit to U.S., February 28, 1984