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Chrysler / United States Auto Industry #273667

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 06, 1981
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(Studio) Reagan administration noted inheriting problem of Chrysler Corporation and auto industry in general
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) president Douglas Fraser noted meeting with G. William Miller and other members of Chrysler loan board; details given. [FRASER - comments.] Econ. sacrifice asked of union recalled. [FRASER - comments.] [Chrysler vice president Gerald GREENWALD - responds.] [Treasury Secretary G. William MILLER - comments.] Ultimate action with regard to Chrysler's loan request said waiting until Ronald Reagan assumes office
REPORTER: Rita Flynn

(Detroit, Michigan) 1980 auto product for United States graphed on screen, discussed. [Analyst Arvid JOUPPI - comments.] General Motors' losses for last year noted. [GM vice president Robert BURGER - comments.] Ind.'s claim that interest rates are prime cause of sales drop cited. [Car buyer John KOZLOWSKI - comments.] [Analyst David HEALY - predicts industry's course.] [UAW local pres. Charles COOKE - comments.]
REPORTER: Bob Faw

(Studio) Chrysler's announcement that price increases are not planned reported in light of Ford Motor Company's price hike; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Faw, Bob;
Flynn, Rita;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:20

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