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NBC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 26, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

(No location given) Problems facing United States mfrs. of buses and related mass transit problems examined; Seattle's (WA) situation cited as example [Seattle metro director Neil PETERSON - comments.] M. A. North Corporation of Munich, W. Germany, reported planning on United States plant; details given. Grumman-Flexible and General Motors noted only mfrs. of full-size buses in US; role of US government in encouraging both companies to build certain type of bus explained. [UMPTA administration Ted LUTZ - comments on Seattle's situation as illustrative of United States bus industry] Trans. Secretary Neil Goldschmidt mentioned. [Grumman-Flexible pres Robert LANDON - comments.] Similarity between problem faced by 115 bus and auto industry with regard to foreign competition outlined.
REPORTER: Stephen Frazier

Frazier, Stephen;
Pauley, Jane

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