NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 01, 1979
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(Studio) Report concerns use of robots. Preparations by National Science Fndn. to give Westinghouse grant to further develop robots noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Warren, Michigan) Details given about robot use and further development by General Motors. [GM spokesperson Allan HOOVER - thinks robot development is limited only by man's imagination and skill; doesn't believe every assembly-line position will be replaced by technology in near future.] General Motors Corporation spokesperson John MOLLICA - discusses advantages of automation, with regard to competition and employment.] [UAW spokesperson Irving BLUESTONE - comments on union fears about job losses to technology.] General Motors Corporation plants in Ward Town, Ohio, and Warren, Michigan, mentioned.
REPORTER: Robert Bazell
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