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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Anthony Mason) The plea to Congress from the auto industry for an economic bailout featured; scenes shown of a rally in Detroit; GM e-mail to customers quoted; details given of the view that the industry needs to restructure; statistics on GM and Toyota compared. [“Motor Trend” editor-in-chief Angus MacKENZIE- comments on the absence of the CEOs from the Los Angeles auto show; outlines GM’s problems.] [Chrysler LLC chairman/CEO Robert NARDELLI, GM CEO Rick WAGONER- make their appeal.] [Senators Christopher DODD, Richard SHELBY- express doubt about a bailout.] [Superior International Industries, Inc. CEO Steve BORICK- comments on closing a wheel making plant.] President Bush’s opposition to the bailout noted. The difficulty for GM to streamline discussed.
- Couric, Katie;
- Mason, Anthony
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