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West Virginia / Co. Town #534368

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Nov 10, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Gary, West Virginia) Town's effort to survive current slump in coal mining industry here examined; background to situation, involving United States Steel's stockpiling of coal in anticipation of strike that didn't occur and resulting layoffs in Gary, explained. Community's history as company town for United States Steel reviewed; historical photos shown. [Town historian Mike HORNICK - recalls area's heyday.] [RETIREE, WORKERS - discuss the future.] Specific economy problems facing the town detailed, discussed. [Mayor Ron ESTEP - notes psychological stress on inhabitants.] [PEOPLE - comment.]
REPORTER: Jack Reynolds

Chung, Connie;
Reynolds, Jack

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