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Economy / Auto Industry #270957

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 08, 1980
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(Studio) No. of auto industry workers presently laid off noted; Ford chairperson Philip Caldwell's assessment of Ford's future losses outlined. UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) said announcing campaign to cut foreign competition.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) said asking International Trade Commission for restrictions on foreign car imports; details given. Japanese car sales in United States for 1972 and 1980 compared. [UAW president Doug. FRASER - comments on Japan.] [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - warns Japanese auto mfrs.] Fraser's feelings on demonstration by UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) members mentioned.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter

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