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National Businessmen Alliance #444459

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 03, 1969
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(Studio) Yr. ago, President Johnson set up National Alliance of Businessmen and asked them to put hardcore unemployed to work.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Cincinnati, Ohio) Job counselor Cheryl Walton asks black group what word "boy" does to them; tries to condition group for possible job experiences. Businessmen in 50 cities formed alliance to hire 500,000 slum dwellers by 1971.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Detroit, Michigan) Meat packing plant provides on-job training with fed funds.
REPORTER: Don Oliver

(Pontiac, Michigan) General Motors, Incorporated runs elementary arithmetic class in plant. Mbrs. of Nixon administration willing to accept unemployment to curb inflation. Hard-core workers could be 1st to go. [Employment Director Leon SHEARER - says skepticism exists about hardcore workers; hard to figure out where to go next if workers fired.] [Orientation Director Marvin GENTRY - reports trying to make it possible for blacks to get themselves together.]
REPORTER: Don Oliver

Brinkley, David;
Oliver, Don

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