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Textile Unions / Carter / Shoe Imports #48411

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 05, 1977
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(Studio) 2 major textile unions urge work stoppage for members on April 13; International Ladies Garment Workers and Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers announce plans at conference in DC. Is due to President Carter's recent refusal to limit shoe imports.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(DC) [Clothing workers union spokesperson Jacob SHEINKMAN - says Carter played cruel joke on shoe workers.] Sheinkman &others fear Carter action is indication of further such moves, which will take American jobs. Lane Kirkland, 2nd to George Meany in AFL-CIO, says Carter jobs package and minimum wage increase too low. [KIRKLAND - says it leads to questions with regard to backing of Carter in election.]
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

Kaplow, Herbert;
Walters, Barbara

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