ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 28, 1975
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) Detroit has become unemployment capital of nation. New problem facing city employees and Mayor Coleman Young.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Detroit, Michigan) [In January `75, YOUNG - believes Detroit's problems should be taken as economy warning for rest of nation.] City government faces intolerable budget deficit of $80 million; every city department ordered to cut its budget by 10%. [Detroit recreation director Leon ATCHISON - says budget problem real; many employees must be laid off.] Heads of unions meet with Young to learn city can't pay 4% wage increase called for in contract. [On March 25, ?75, Detroit sanitation WORKER - expresses dissatisfaction with mayor's statement with regard to contract.]
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs
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:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.