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Tire Ind. / Layoffs #506069

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 03, 1979
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(Studio) Rel. between gasoline shortage, auto industry cutbacks and tire industry layoffs noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Los Angeles, California) Situation at Firestone's Westgate plant in Los Angeles examined. [MAN - comments.] Decr. in production and incring. layoffs cited. [2nd MAN - comments.] Those being laid off said predominantly young. [Don. GRAYSON - will go back to school.] [United Rubber Workers pres. Frank GILD - says they're looking at ways to improve efficiency of plant.] Key to problem said director of economy in general
REPORTER: Frank Bourgholtzer

Bourgholtzer, Frank;
Brinkley, David

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