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General Motors Strike / Shutdown #624779

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 19, 1998
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(Studio: Jack Ford) Report introduced.

(New York: Mike Jensen) Near-total General Motors shutdown of North American plants reported; figures of people and plants affected given. [President CLINTON - hopes the company and United Auto Workers can work it out.] [GM WORKER - says in Texas, laid off workers cannot get unemployment benefits.] [GM President Jack SMITH - gives commencement speech.]

(Studio: Jack Ford) Report introduced.

(Flint, Michigan: Anne Thompson) Effect of strike in Flint, Michigan, featured. [Flint, Michigan, Mayor Woodrow STANLEY - says Flint is a one-industry town; wants more industries in Flint.] [Striker Lawrence TOWNSEND - says strike affected his summer plans.] [Washington University Neil BURNSTEIN - says the union has the upper hand.]

Ford, Jack;
Jensen, Mike;
Thompson, Anne

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