October 3, 1997 in Nation/World



Ten years ago: Negotiators for the United States and Canada reached agreement in Washington D.C., on a framework to eliminate all tariffs between the world’s two largest trading partners.

Five years ago: President Bush vetoed a measure to re-regulate cable television (however, Congress overrode the veto two days later).

One year ago: Polish poet Wislawa Szymborska won the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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