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Newton, Iowa / Maytag Co. #876422

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 26, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Newton, Iowa: Chris Bury) The closing of the Maytag appliance company plant in the rural town of Newton, Iowa, featured; scenes shown from the company town. [Mayor Charles ALLEN†- says Newton is synonymous with Maytag.] [Whirlpool Corp. vice president Jeff NOEL†- talks about the takeover.] [UAW Local 997 president Ted JOHNSON†- says the town bled Maytag blue.] [Former Maytag workers Guy and Lisa WINCHELL, Kim MILLER, Jasper County Museum Leland SMITH†- react to the plant closing.] Two old Maytag TV ads shown.

Gibson, Charles;
Bury, Chris

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