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Campaign '88 / Democrats / Pennsylvania / Steel Industry #561872

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 24, 1988
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Tom Pettit) Democrat cands.' campaign in area of Pennsylvania facing econ. hard times featured; scenes shown from Homestead, Pennsylvania, where United States Steel plant closed down. [On sts., PEOPLE - discuss loss of steel mill jobs in Monongahela valley.] Jesse Jackson and Governor Michael Dukakis reported making steel an issue during their Pennsylvania campaigns. [JACKSON, DUKAKIS - discuss economy problems in Pennsylvania.] Historical film shown from president campaigns. of Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan. [Voice of KENNEDY - talks about steel.] Steel industry's problems detailed. [Critic Jay WEINBERG - blames companies for not looking at long-term ints.] [Vice President George BUSH - discusses full employment] [JACKSON - campaigns. about steel issue.] [On sts., PEOPLE - comment on economy and campaign]

Reporter(s):
Pettit, Tom;
Utley, Garrick
Duration:
00:02:50

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