Search the Archive

Inside Story (Wal-Mart Power Play) #752069

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 05, 2004
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Statistics on Wal-Mart stores cited.

(Inglewood: Jerry Bowen) The debate in Inglewood, California, over the proposed development a huge new Wal-Mart store featured; details given of the city council’s rejection of the retailer’s plans, prompted by union opposition, and Wal-Mart’s petition for a special election. [Representative Maxine WATERS†- says the future of this community depends on our ability to stop the monster in its tracks.] [Inglewood Mayor Roosevelt DORN†- supports the new store.] [Community activist Earl Ofari HUTCHINSON†- says Wal-Mart is buying an election.] [Wal-Mart spokesperson Peter KANELOS†- says Wal-Mart is sick & tired of the unions bullying us.] [Retail analyst Burt FLICKENGER†- says Wal-Mart wants to be in urban areas.]

Rather, Dan;
Bowen, Jerry

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.