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Nebraska / Blumpkin #558967

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 28, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Omaha, Nebraska: Ann Rubenstein) 94-yr.-old Rose Blumpkin shown managing store in Omaha, Nebraska. [BLUMPKIN - explains how to be success in business] Blumpkin's early career detailed; photos shown. [BLUMPKIN - tells of hard work.] Major suppliers noted refusing to sell to Blumpkin because of discount prices. Anecdote told concerning carpet maker who sued Blumpkin. Blumpkin's sales totals given. [Store owner Warren BUFFETT - describes Blumpkin.] Buffett noted buying store from Blumpkin. [BUFFETT - describes what Blumpkin said when sale final.] Blumpkin's policies detailed. [EMPLS. - describe Blumpkin.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Rubenstein, Ann

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