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: Katie Couric) GDP figures cited; graph shown.
(Studio: Anthony Mason) Concern that the economic recovery is stalling examined; statistics on output and jobs regained cited; scenes shown of President Obama checking out a GM car in Detroit; profits for Ford cited. [Economic Cycle Research Institute Lakshman ACHUTHAN- notes the disconnect between output and jobs.] [Blinds.com CEO Jay STEINFELD- says business is really good.] [OBAMA – says we are coming back.] [Ford CEO Alan MULALLY- says people are starting to feel we’re on the road to recovery.] Facebook question on the role of the media discussed.
(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.
(Hamtramck, Michigan: Jim Axelrod) The recognition in Hamtramck, Michigan that its economy cannot rely solely on the auto industry featured; details given about the boost from Chevrolet’s decision to manufacture the Volt there and the blow from the downsizing of American Axle and Manufacturing. [Srodek's sausage shop Rachel SRODEK- comments on buying a house.] [UAW Local 22 president George McGREGOR- says we’re on a rise.] [Mayor Karen MAJEWSKI- comments on the nature of the auto industry.]
- Couric, Katie;
- Mason, Anthony;
- Axelrod, Jim
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.