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Chrysler #271180

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 18, 1980
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(Studio) Govt.'s response to possible collapse of Chrysler Corporation recalled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Delay in government aid to Chrysler discussed; apparent problem with banks involved in loan package considered. Unnamed Senator source quoted.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

(Rockford, Illinois) Inability of top Chrysler officials to win agreement with American National Bank and problem presented by such examined. [Assistant treasurer Chrysler Corporation Steve MILLER - notes alternative if bank doesn't sign.] Response by Chrysler employee's to bank's opposition reported [UAW spokesperson Sam CASAZZA - comments.] Bank's response to criticism outlined. [American National pres. David KNAPP - comments.] People's Trust of Fort Wayne, IN, said also refusing to sign. [People's Trust chairperson Donnelly McDONALD - comments.] Positions of banks and Chrysler outlined.
REPORTER: Deborah Potter (WANE-TV newstape)

Cronkite, Walter;
Roth, Richard;
Potter, Deborah

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