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America Close Up (Labor Union Blues) #592297

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 14, 1993
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) First anniversary of the breaking of a UAW strike in Decatur, Illinois, by the Caterpillar, Incorporated, reported; scenes shown.

(New York: Mike Jensen) Unions under fire featured; scenes shown of a worker demonstration at the offices of the National Labor Relations Board in Memphis, Tennessee; the case of the three firings of union activist Earlie Mae Wallace cited. [AFL-CIO organizing institute Richard BENSINGER, WALLACE - comment.] Jesse Jackson shown being asked to leave Wallace's workplace in Earle, Arkansas, in October 1991. [Harvard professor Paul WYLER, business attorney Peter NASH - offer differing opinions on statistics on the firing of union members.] [Secretary of Labor Robert REICH - calls for a level playing field between companies and unions.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Jensen, Mike

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