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NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 22, 1980
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(Studio) Fewer United States cars said to be made in 1st quarter 1981. Chrysler Corp. appeal to UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) for wage freeze reported Union leaders said agreeing to reopen contract.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Detroit, Michigan) Atmosphere of union meeting noted. [WORKERS - object to freeze.] [UAW leader - says there's no choice.] Douglas Fraser quoted re: wages and benefits. [FRASER - promises real negotiations; not capitulation by union.] Chrysler need for government loan guarantees noted. Lee Iacocca quoted.
REPORTER: Roger O'Neil

Chancellor, John;
O'Neil, Roger

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