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AT&T / Layoffs, For. Imports #300588

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 25, 1985
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(Studio) Further layoffs at American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T)'s Shreveport, LA, plant reported; company's scheduled layoffs for next few months outlined.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Shreveport, LA) campaign. to keep foreign prods. out of United States due to impact on local job market examined. [WOMAN - notes she lost job due to American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T)'s move to Singapore.] [American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) spokesperson Jim BOLCH - defs. decision on competitive needs.] [MAN - feels American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) owes its wealth to United States public, resents its move out of country.] [PEOPLE - discuss situation.] Predicted impact on consumers of proposed protectionist legislature explained.

Brady, Ray;
Rather, Dan

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