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Weirton Steel Workers Buyout [electronic resource]

MacNeil/Lehrer Productions
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
In this classic segment from the NewsHour, 8,000 workers in Weirton, West Virginia, vote on a decision to buy one of the country's biggest steel plants from the state's largest private employer, National Steel. Charlayne Hunter-Gault covers the story of what could be the largest worker-owned company in the nation. Origina?
Release Date
1983
Run Time
7 min.
Language
English
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 15, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Contents
  • Employee Stock Owners (3:27)
  • Expense of Modernization (3:03)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c1983.
Recording Info
Broadcast date: September 23, 1983.
Publisher no.
53367 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
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Description
1 streaming video file (7 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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  • Access in Virgo Classic
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