Search the Archive

Chrysler / K Car #271958

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 28, 1980
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Chrysler's "K" car said regarded as its answer to General Motors "X" cars; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Detroit, Michigan) Chrysler reported reopening its Jefferson Avenue plant; number of workers reemployed mentioned. [Employee Leroy WELCH - comments on layoff.] Plant said assembling Chrysler's "K" cars, and Plymouth and Dodge models; details given. Success of these cars noted probably determining success of company [Ind. analyst Arvid JOUPPI - comments.] [Chairperson Lee IACOCCA - comments; mentions Iranian crisis.] [Worker Luther COOKSEY - comments on new cars.] 2nd quarter earnings of Ford, to be released tomorrow, said expected to be largest losses of any company in United States history.
REPORTER: Don Webster

Rather, Dan;
Webster, Don

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.