Scottish Fabric Maker Reacts To Lockerbie Backlash
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
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The Scottish makers of Harris Tweed are changing their ads for the classic cloth. As one company put it, we've had to de-Scottishify the image. Hiding the heritage of the tweed, traditionally made on Scotland's Isle of Harris, is a reaction to American threats to boycott Scottish businesses after the release of the Lockerbie bomber. So out with a model in a plaid tweed posed against Scotland's dramatic mountains. She'll now be inside on a sofa.
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