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Steel Industry / Pennsylvania Meeting #249377

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 10, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter's press conference remarks on unemployment and planned programs to help situation cited. Plight of unemployed steelworkers and Pennsylvania Governor Milton Shapp's discussion of problem with labor and business leaders noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Situation in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, where Bethlehem Steel laid off workers soon after flood earlier this year, described. Report on meeting of government officials and industry representatives in Pittsburgh, in which they ask fed. help. [Representative John MURTHA - notes United States aid after World War II to cntries. now subsidizing own steel inds. and exporting steel to US, putting American Steelworkers out of jobs.] [SHAPP - cites possibility of recession if problem not handled now.] Suggestion with regard to federal projects to expand mass transit systems and repair RR's and bridges, in order to use more steel, and criticism of Carter for failure to limit foreign imports. [Senator Richard SCHWEICKER - is tired of inaction, says it seems that White House doesn't care.] President Carter to get recommendations of group next week
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

Cronkite, Walter;
Shepard, Gary

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