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Copper Industry #302690

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 29, 1985
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REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Bingham Canyon, UT) Decline in United States copper industry examined; Kennecott company's closing of world's largest copper mine, at Bingham Canyon, UT, cited as ex. [Worker Alan RUSHTON - doesn't recall industry having such problems.] Upcoming closing of Arizona smelter noted. [Ind. consultant Robert LESEMANN - fears general death of United States copper industry soon.] Factors contributing to industry's plight, include foreign competition, discussed. [Kennecott president G. Frank JOKLIK - recalls stocking copper during recession.] [Worker George ZAMBOS - explains his bleak prospects for future employment after Kennecott closes.] [Ralph CHRISTIANSON - never expected layoff.]

Dow, David;
Rather, Dan

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