SINGING THE SHUTDOWN BLUES U.S. industry undergoes a wrenching change, but it could be for the good

Like athletes priming for the all-important championship elimination game, the United Steelworkers of America were girding themselves last week for a major performance. The 650,000-member union has declared June 21 Save American Industry and Jobs Day, and it hopes to turn out tens of thousands for major demonstrations. Rallies are scheduled in 100 cities, half of which will be linked by television satellite to the main conclave in Washington. The aim of all the excitement, says Steelworkers Vice President George Becker, is to protest the ''tide of imported goods that has threatened numerous American industries.'' Meanwhile, in Pittsburgh last week, steelworkers'...

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