NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 25, 1982
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(Studio) UAW (United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America) members noted voting on possible strike against Chrysler.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Detroit, Michigan) [Columbia Univ. spokesperson B.J. WIDICK - thinks workers have reached breaking point.] [Chrysler negotiator Thomas MINER - cites ultimatum to union.] Crux of conflict between workers and management examined. [WORKER - will strike if necessary.] [MINER - claims company has no money for wage increase] Union recalled rejecting contract earlier in month; implications for union leadership noted. [UAW president Doug. FRASER - comments on consequences of prolonged strike.] [WIDICK - notes lack of confidence in auto industry] [Ted KULAS, Ken REYNOLDS - discuss workers' anger at Chrysler.]
REPORTER: Garrick Utley