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General Motors Strike / The Impact #165189

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 15, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The wide-reaching impact of the General Motors strike at two brake plants in Dayton, Ohio, reported; map shown.

(New York: Bob Jamieson) The effects and issues of the strike, including GM's decision not to pay worker benefits, examined. [Detroit chassis plant WORKER, three furloughed WORKERS, labor lawyer Bruce SIMON - comment on the strike.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: John Donvan) The ripple effect of the General Motors Corporation strike on other companies dependent on General Motors Corporation for their business examined; examples cited of companies having to lay off workers because General Motors Corporation cannot use the parts produced. [Trunk liner company SPOKESMAN, dashboard company WORKER, University of Michigan David COLE - comment.]

Reporter(s):
Donvan, John;
Jamieson, Bob;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:05:30

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