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ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 06, 1971
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(Studio) Domestic economy considered. Inflation major concern of Phase II, but unemployment equally important.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Dayton, Ohio) Henry Beasley profiled as 1 of those laid off by Frigidaire due to union agreement to waive wage increases [President local 801, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Luther HOLT - tells workers opposing wage hike cut to be unselfish, yield more jobs.] Frigidaire, division of GM, needs concession because labor costs, related to auto mfrs. is higher than competitors. [Frigidaire industry relations director, Vern LEWIS - explains negotiations.]
REPORTER: Bill Brannigan

Brannigan, Bill;
Smith, Howard K.

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