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Auto Industry / Supplemental Funds #239246

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 27, 1975
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(Studio) Auto industry's massive unemployment cushioned by supplemental benefits; as much as 95% take-home pay available. In Detroit, Michigan, Chrysler supplemental fund now dry for white collar workers. On Apr. 15, entire fund expected to be exhausted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Detroit, Michigan) [Unemployed Joe WISNIEWSKI - says his bills still come in; wonders about future now that his supplemental pay gone.] Wisniewski forced to consider food stamps to feed his family. [WISNIEWSKI - says he's facing situation ok now, but in 6 mos. he may have nervous breakdown.] Massive unemployment brings supplemental fund to point of total exhaustion. [UAW services aide John MILLER - says many workers faced with losing home, car, other personal possessions.]
REPORTER: Randy Daniels

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Daniels, Randy
Duration:
00:02:40

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