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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.]
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Thompson, Anne
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