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In Depth (Made in America: Manufacturing Jobs) #739616

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 13, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Galesburg, Illinois: Anne Thompson) The ripple effect of manufacturing job losses on entire communities examined; details given about the impact of the closing of the Maytag refrigerator plant on Galesburg, Illinois, and other communities which are Maytag suppliers, including Ludington, Michigan. [Former Maytag employee Gail STUBBS‡- says the company has turned their back on the community.] [Straits Steel & Wire Michael VERENHOERST‡- cites the impact of the Maytag closing on his Ludington company.] [Ludington Mayor John HENDERSON††- talks about wages that will no longer be spent.] [Galesburg businessman Joe MATSON‡- talks about gaining through diversity.] [Maytag employee Jim McGOVERN‡- expresses concern about his job.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Thompson, Anne
Duration:
00:02:50

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