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Auto Industry Turmoil Adds To Job Market Woes

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Auto Industry Turmoil Adds To Job Market Woes

Economy

Auto Industry Turmoil Adds To Job Market Woes

Auto Industry Turmoil Adds To Job Market Woes

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In the past two months, more than a million jobs across the United States have disappeared. The big three automakers are in critical financial condition, which means millions more are on the brink.

Host Liane Hansen speaks with Gary Burtless, senior fellow in economic studies at the Brookings Institute, about the potential impact from massive job losses in the auto industry.