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Assignment: America (Steel Industry) #740759

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 28, 2003
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(Southern California: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Pittsburgh: Brian Williams) The declining steel industry featured; details given about President Bush’s attempt to help by imposing tariffs on steel imports; scenes shown of boarded-up buildings in Braddock, Pennsylvania; historical footage shown. [US Steel Corp. Champ SADDELER†, Tom MAZZOLI†, Larry GUTHRIDGE‡- talk about the decaying town & steel industry.] [US Steel Corp. CEO Thomas USHER†- says we didn’t get our quality & productivity up to world standards.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Williams, Brian

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