CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 06, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Detroit, Michigan: Frank Currier) Expected economy impact of General Motors' decision to close several plants examined; details given, scenes shown. [Chairperson Roger SMITH -announces closings.] [WORKERS - criticize management] Inefficiency of GM's production compared to that of Ford and Chrysler. [Drexel Burnham Lambert spokesperson David HEALY -thinks General Motors Corporation has lost control of its costs.] [Dealer Ben BISHOP, UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) spokesperson Pete HOOVER - blame management designs.] Company's future plans outlined on screen. [SMITH - hopes to enter 21st century.]
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