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Minnesota Iron Range #287304

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 05, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Babbitt, Minnesota) Econ. depression's continuing impact on iron mining industry in Minnesota examined. [Unemployed mine worker Richard MEYER - notes impact on his life.] No. state's iron mines closed and number workers unemployed mentioned. [Reserve Mining Company Don WRIGHT - feels iron mining industry will be last to recover from steel recession.] Unemployment rate in Babbitt, Minnesota, noted. [Bonnie and Richard MEYER - discuss their economy dilemma.] [City employee Vern CARTER - notes widening effect of mining unemployment on town's economy] Fin. impact on area schools described. [Dr. Anthony RAYER - describes increased number of stress cases.] State said beginning retraining and relocation program this week for unemployed iron miners. [Governor Rudy PERPICH - notes state of emergency for many.] [Pat CHUPURDIA - hopes industry recovers.]
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

McNamara, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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