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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 19, 1983
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(Studio) Atari layoff announcement recalled.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(San Antonio, Texas) City's efforts to attract high tech industry noted. Myth that high tech will create significant number of new jobs examined. [Stanford Univ. spokesperson Russell RUMBERGER - dismisses number jobs created.] Tandy Corp.'s situation here cited as example; details given. [Tandy spokesperson Ron REINER - notes low skills necessary.] Tandy's low paying jobs discussed. [AFL-CIO spokesperson Joan SUAREZ - thinks new middle class here may see lives erode.] Incring. role of computer in Ken Rehler architectural firm cited as example [Stanford spokesperson Henry LEVIN - doesn't anticipate high tech creating new jobs; explains.] Erma Shagoy's job at Tandy cited. [SHAGOY - praises new economy level.] [Mayor Henry CISNEROS - welcomes high tech jobs.]

Hart, John;
Mudd, Roger

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