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Steel Industry / Texas #285489

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 20, 1982
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(Studio) Tri-state conference of clergy, unionists and attys. said fighting closings of steel mills in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia; unemployed steel workers noted headed for Texas job mkts.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Lone Star, Texas) Myth of Texas's recession-proof economy noted. [Unemployed steel worker Gayle CAMPBELL - comments on number of fools in Texas.] Lone Star Steel's financial problems described. [Electrician Russell SMITH - reacts to unemployment.] Unemployment rate in Texas discussed; rates for Midland, Houston, Dallas outlined on screen. [Texas unemployment insurance spokesperson Jim JOHNSON - notes state's predicament reflects Michigan's problem. ] [Retired steel worker W.D. PYLAND - cites one-econ. problem of region.] [Ray Russell MILLWRIGHT - had hoped to return to work.]
REPORTER: Steve Kroft

Kroft, Steve;
Rather, Dan

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