April 12, 2018

Denim in SF Hangs on by a Thread

The Trump administration is threatening to raise tariffs on foreign products and many countries are fighting back. The EU and China announced that in response, they will raise their own tariffs on iconic American brands like Harley Davidson, Kentucky bourbon, and Levi’s Jeans. An American invention, jeans have been a symbol of the American West for decades. But, as reporter Sara Harrison found, manufacturing them has become a distinctly international affair.

CREDITS:

REPORTER: Sara Harrison
MUSIC: Neil Diamond "Forever in Blue Jeans"

North Gate Radio Home Main Radio Show All About Money