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Ft. Smith, Arkansas / Bus. and Ind. #319108

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 28, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Commerce Department's trade deficit figs. illustration US-USSR grain agreement discussed. Report introduced.

(Fort Smith, Arkansas: Frank Currier) History of Fort Smith recalled; judge Isaac Parker mentioned; scenes shown from "True Grit". Fort Smith's economy featured. [Ex-mayor Jack FREEZE - comments on industry] Growth of business and industry here discussed; scenes shown. Influx of Vietnamese refugees in neighboring Fort Chaffee noted. [FREEZE - says he lobbied Washington, DC officials to close Fort Chaffee.] Many refugees noted remaining in area to fill job openings. [Westark Community College spokesperson Joel STUBBLEFIELD, local union president Ken. COPELAND - comment on employment and industry] Impact of foreign competition upon Fort Smith inds. discussed. [Whirlpool Corporation spokesperson Sandy SANDERS - comments on global market] [MAN - comments.] [STUBBLEFIELD -says Fort Smith is facing pressures of international competition through education] [FREEZE -expresses Fort Smith work ethic.]

Reporter(s):
Currier, Frank;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:40

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