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Illinois / Chrysler-Mitsubishi Plant #540608

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 07, 1985
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(Studio) Chrysler chairperson Lee Iacocca reported announcing joint plant in Illinois with Mitsubishi.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Bloomington, Illinois) [IACOCCA - explains decision.] Anticipated economy boost to region surrounding future plant outlined. [Building and trades union spokesperson Walt PETRY - notes area's unemployment level.] No. laid off by Caterpillar in Peoria, Illinois, recalled. [Econ. development council spokesperson Jim FINCH - considers importance of venture to area.] Est. size of Illinois's competitive bid described. [Governor Jim THOMPSON - defs. courting plant.]
REPORTER: Cassandra Clayton

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Clayton, Cassandra
Duration:
00:02:00

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