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Spindale

Dublin Core

Title

Spindale

Ad Item Type Metadata

Identifier

walmart.1997.spindale

Corporation

Year

1997

Keywords

Spindale, North Carolina, manufacturing plant, jobs, American jobs, legitimation, working class, flag, U.S.A

Transcription

1st male voice: “Well it was a very grim story for us, our plant was closing.”

Jim, N. Carolina Manufacturer: : “Gonna to lose 88 jobs.”
“The local manager of the Walmart store gave me an appointment.”

JT, Wal-Mart Store Manager: “He says, ‘those Walmart commercials:  
Is that for real?’”
“The Made in the USA program.  It’s a commitment.  And I did everything I could to make it happen.  Jim called me up, he says I got a truck rollin’ in my back door. We got orders goin’ out.”

Ed, Wal-Mart Truck Driver:  “Well I’m glad we helped them out.”
Jim:  “Thanks to Walmart, we’ve saved 88 American jobs.”

On screen:  Made in America
                  Makes America Work

URL

http://www.landscapesofcapital.com/media/walmart.1997.spindale.mov

Language

English

Type

Moving Image

Format

Quicktime

Collection

Citation

"Spindale," in Landscapes of Capital, Item #1170, http://landscapesofcapital.com/items/show/1170 (accessed January 23, 2018).