Search the Archive

Economy / Detroit #58735

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 30, 1979
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) February decrease in economy indicators said largest since July.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Detroit, Michigan) Econ. comeback by Detroit since opening of Renaissance Center 2 years ago cited. television commercial shown. Building of Joe Louis arena, site of 1980 Republican president conv., noted; development of downtown, incrd. real estate values, crime rate reduction cited. [Mayor Coleman YOUNG - says progress is tenuous.] Auto industry employment said down; possibility of new econ. slump stated. [UAW president Douglas FRASER - states concern with regard to auto ind. and recession.] Impact of possible recession on Detroit noted.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

Cordtz, Dan;
Reynolds, Frank

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.