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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 06, 1976
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(Studio) Auto workers must approve tentative agreement reached by UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) and Ford Motors.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Dearborn, Michigan) Worker reaction noted; details of contract and effect on co. cited. Union officials will recommend workers accept contract. [Union leader Mike RINALDI - says he thinks they could have done some better, but overall have good agreement.] [George STORCH - says if workers haven't got what they want they'll stay out.] [John KELLY - says he was more concerned with benefits than money.] [Jerry SINDRICA - says job protection important issue.] [Robert CASSONE - says 1 of biggest problems is lack of complete voluntary overtime.] Other agreement details noted; will set pattern for similar agreements at General Motors Corporation and Chrysler. Is expected most workers will approve contract.
REPORTER: Don Webster

Cronkite, Walter;
Webster, Don

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