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Economy / Caterpillar #528955

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 07, 1983
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(Studio) Caterpillar Tractor Colorado.'s continuing layoffs due to economy noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Peoria, Illinois) Factors affecting Caterpillar's financial plight examined. [Company treas. Charles RAGER - announces 1982 losses.] Number workers laid off and continuing UAW strike mentioned; implications of strike discussed. Impact of Japan's Komatsu co. on Caterpillar's international market examined. [Caterpillar chairperson Lee MORGAN - cites need for improvement to be competitive; notes message to UAW.] [UAW MBRS. - object to concessions.] [Chris and Jim BECKER - discuss strike's impact on them.]
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

Brokaw, Tom;
Jamieson, Bob

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