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UAW / General Motors Corporation / Strike #206907

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 09, 1970
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(Studio) UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) and General Motors Corporation bargain for strike; strikers hurting.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Detroit, Michigan) Strikers receive benefits; not enough to live on; 6,000 apply for stamps; UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) demands 61 cent raise 1st year, unlimited cost of living incr. [MAN - explains 30-yr. retirement plan.] [STRIKERS - tell what point demands most important to them.] [Car dealer Bob KEEFER - says salesmen will quit if strike conts.] [Dealer Ray KOKER - says may have no cars in 30 days.] General Motors Corporation losing $90 million per day in sales. [Striker Louis GODLESKI - says couldn't save money before strike.] [Mrs. GODLESKI - says had $7 in bank.] [Striker Edward LARSEN - says may lose car and home.] Strikers hurt more than GM.
REPORTER: David Culhane

Cronkite, Walter;
Culhane, David

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