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Unemployment / Space Ind. / Auto Industry #450620

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 10, 1970
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(Studio) 4.4% labor force unemployed; highest rate increase in 10 years; anti-inflation requires incrd unemployment; auto, space inds. cut back.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Saturn V plant decrd. labor from 12,000-2,600; 13 boosters built; equipment being preserved for future use; machines and bldgs. being wasted.
REPORTER: Charles Quinn

(NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Test Site, Mississippi) Employment cut from 6,400-2,000; facility out of bus. in fall.
REPORTER: Charles Quinn (narrates)

(Grand Rapids, Michigan) Auto industry important to city; 15,000 unemployed; job market bad; production slumps; defense industry cut back. [Gerald PICCARD - says hasn't been laid off since Eisenhower administration; no other work available.] [Charles ANDROCOWICZ - says not being able to work, pay bills disheartening.] Chamber Commerce suggests Grand Rapids attract more industry
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

Brinkley, David;
Delaney, Steve;
Quinn, Charles

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