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September 20, 1987

"(The tentative agreement between Ford and the UAW) marks a giant stride forward in our ongoing effort to secure the jobs of our members while making stable employment levels a routine part of doing business in this country."

--Statement by United Auto Workers

President Owen Bieber and

Vice President Stephen P. Yokich

"It has a few historic qualities. It's a historic peace which deals with the needs of both parties."

--Vice President Peter Pestillo,

Ford's chief bargainer

"We think we can live with it quite well. I think Wall Street can, too."

--Ford President Harold (Red) Poling

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