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(Studio) AFL-CIO President George Meany criticizes Nixon's economy policies in Labor Day speech. UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) President Leonard Woodcock aims sharp words at Nixon administration Organized labor returns to Democratic party support after deserting 1972 Democratic candidate.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(No location given) Blue collar workers react to pols. today after supporting Nixon in 1970 and in last election of `72. [Longshoreman Tony LAINO - trusts Nixon still, but tires of Watergate.] [Construction worker Joe KELLY - admires Nixon as fighter.] [Cement mason Pompeo GESTARO - believes President Nixon to prove he's great leader] [KELLY - questions Nixon's choice of personnel.] [LAINO - believes Watergate hearings should never have gone on TV.] [GESTARO - states Ervin committee members seek personal glory. Runs down Sam Ervin.] Workers express concern over economy [LAINO - states economy problems could be solved by Congress and Nixon working together. Many workers have unshakable faith in Nixon.
REPORTER: Morton Dean
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Dean, Morton
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