Press briefing, October 16, 1978



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Ambassador Mansfield and embassy staff members answer questions about United States-China, China-Japan, and United States-Japan relations, both political and economic. There is discussion of economic situations in both China and Japan and changes needed in those situations that will improve trade relations with the United States.

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

Item Type



China--Foreign relations--1976-2002.; China--Economicconditions--1976-2002.; Japan--Foreign relations--1945-1989.; Japan--Economic conditions--1945-; Japan--Military policy.; United States--Foreign relations--1977-1981

Date Created


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

China; Japan; United States



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 022-249

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (02:00:00 min.): analog + 1 tape counter index (2 pp.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:15:02 minutes

Local Filename

OH_022_249.mp3; OH_022_249_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_249_TCI.pdf (3436 kB)
Index of press briefing

Press briefing, October 16, 1978