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Mandel / Trial Begins #45364

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 20, 1976
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(Studio) Jury selection in Baltimore, Maryland, federal court completed today for trial of Maryland Governor Marvin Mandel and 4 others on chgs. of political corruption.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Baltimore, Maryland) Court proceedings noted. Mandel and attorney Arnold Weiner confer over jury selection; comments of prosecutor Barnet Skolnik cited.
REPORTER: Frank Tomlinson Artist: Freda Reiter

5:14:40 AUTO. IND. / UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) / FORD MOTORS / STRIKE / Colorado. BACKGROUND

(Studio) Formal talks in UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) strike against Ford Motors resume today. Key union demand is reduced work week with no loss of pay, which UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) says will create more jobs. Payment of workers by auto empire founder Henry Ford early in century noted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Detroit, Michigan) Background of Ford Company reported (Film shown; includes Henry Ford with Thomas A. Edison and Harvey Firestone; from Ford Archives.) Innovations of company, such as Model T, Falcon, Mustang and Edsel cited. After World War II, Henry Ford II took over company and still runs it. UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) Vice President Ken Bannon says that's important. [BANNON - says there's personal interest by Ford family in company] But Bannon says it doesn't mean Ford is soft.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

Cordtz, Dan;
Reasoner, Harry;
Tomlinson, Frank

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