Search the Archive

Economy: Plant Closings #320795

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 21, 1988
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Minneapolis, Minnesota: Ray Brady) Bud Schulte, who was informed day prior to plant closing he would not have job, featured. [SCHULTE - says found notice posted on bulletin board] Government survey results with regard to notification of employees of plant closing illustration; various companies across country listed. Unions noted promoting 60-day notice of plant closings while business opposing. [National Association of Manufacturers spokesperson Renee REYMOND -defends business] Business' concerns listed. Ex-Iowa Pork employment Rosie Jordan noted waiting mos. before able to enter retraining program. [JORDAN - says had no notice of plant closing.] [SCHULTE - comments on situation.] Measure noted likely to become law regardless of President Reagan's opinion.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Secretary of State George Shultz reported arriving in Moscow, USSR , for summit preparations. White House spokesperson quoted with regard to possibility of long-range nuclear missile treaty being ready to sign by summit. Democratic party officials noted claiming Republicans trying to dramatize situation with suspense. Senator Sam Nunn noted expressing reservations with regard to INF treaty. Report introduced.

(DC: Bill Plante) Reagan reported urging Senator to ratify INF treaty before Moscow, USSR , summit next month; Mikhail Gorbachev mentioned. [In Springfield, Massachusetts, REAGAN - comments on situation.] [Senator Robert BYRD - criticizes Reagan's tactic.] Reagan noted deliberately downplaying possibilities of new strategic arms treaty. [REAGAN - comments on future arms treaty.] Shultz shown in Moscow meeting with refuseniks. [SHULTZ - comments on human rights issues.] Reagan noted expected to push for human rights reform at Moscow summit.

Brady, Ray;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.