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Kennecott / Curtiss-Wright Takeover / Lark, Utah, Residents #257948

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 02, 1978
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(Studio) Voting by stkholders. of Kennecott Copper Corporation at NYC's Plaza Hotel with regard to company's takeover of Curtiss-Wright reported Film shown. Presence of group from Lark, UT, noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Kennecott's purchase of land under Lark, UT, and company announcement that residents like Hilda Grabner, must move out recalled. Film of company spokesperson, made in December, 1977, shown. [Kennecott spokesperson Robert PRATT - thinks in 1 year, most residents will be happy.] Lark residents' dissatisfaction due to Kennecott's alleged lack in assuring them of aid in moving and reimbursement for homes described; Ms. Grabner and others form committee to see about action at stkholders. meeting [Ms. GRABNER - would like to have definite answer to take back to Lark.] Kennecott's response noted. [Ms. GRABNER - says townspeople will keep pride and from now on mean business]
REPORTER: Betsy Aaron

Aaron, Betsy;
Cronkite, Walter

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