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Special Assignment (Recession In Decatur) #65926

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 10, 1980
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(Studio) Record of unsold cars on dealer's lots noted.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Decatur, Illinois) Decatur, Illinois, representative of national economy situation, examined; importance to region of Archer Daniel's Midland (ADM) and A.E. Staley Mfr. Company discussed. Both companies said major producers of fructose; ADM's alcohol product for gasohol industry noted. [ADM spokesperson Dick BIJRKET - comments.] Econ. impact on farmers of business slump discussed. [Farm bureau vice president Bernie FLOCK - comments.] Unemployment rate in Decatur noted; relationship between Decatur's economy situation and auto industry slump considered.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

Cordtz, Dan;
Robinson, Max

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