CBS Evening News for Friday, May 09, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Terre Haute, IN: Frank Currier) Town's criticism of Pentagon's policy toward Libya as it affects local company, J.I. Case defense contracts, and thus employment examined. [Worker Steve SUTLIFF - cites percentage of co.'s defense contracts going to Libya.] Contracts lost by Case said going to Fiat, owned in part by Libya. [Mayor Pete CHALOS - cites hypocrisy of situation.] [Case president Jerome GREEN - cites international scope of competition.] [Representative Frank McCLOSKEY - feels if United States can bomb Libya, it can break contracts.] Proposed legislature restricting United States government business with hostile powers mentioned. [MAN - comments.]
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