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General Motors / Stkholders. Meeting #216924

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 21, 1971
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(Studio) General Motors stkholders. meeting includes challenge from "Campaign GM" group.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Detroit, Michigan) "Campaign GM" demands General Motors Corporation report more fully on: auto pollution, car safety and minority hiring progress; changing procedure to give stkholders. more say in determining board mbrs.; "Support GM" group started. [Arthur SUMMERFIELD - expresses concern about irrational attacks of GM, auto industry; says effects on United States economy could be disastrous; points out General Motors Corporation doing everything possible to solve problems.] ["Campaign GM" spokesperson Philip MOORE - believes corporate leaders must be made more responsible.] [GM director Reverend Leon SULLIVAN - thinks "Campaign GM" good thing.]
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Plante, Bill
Duration:
00:03:20

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