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Chrysler is in crisis, plans to close manufacturing plants for a month

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U.S. automaker Chrysler is in crisis mode. In the face of increasing economic turmoil and financial instability, it has announced plans to close its manufacturing plants for at least a month. While Chrysler may be holding its breath waiting for the White House to pass a bailout bill, their decision has a big impact on workers. Micheline Maynard, the Michigan-based New York Times business correspondent, joins The Takeaway to discuss the auto industry in hard times.

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