Hiring Line

The video contains a 1972 pilot for "Hiring Line," a show dedicated to making job listings available to the public. The show offers viewers the opportunity to call and inquire about the jobs, as well as presenting general consumer information. This is a black and white copy of the program.

0:00Copy video clip URL This video begins with a countdown and slate. Afterward, we are greeted by the hosts of Hiring Line, Carol Kleiman and Richard Steele. The two read aloud a number of job listings. The first jobs are openings for truck drivers, filter press operators, and automobile mechanics.

6:22Copy video clip URL Carol introduces us to the guests on the show. Vice President of Training Associates Incorporated Leon Halford, Manager of Special Employments Projects of Board/Warner Corporation Miles Reed, and Counselor Coach for Jewel Company Gilbert Williams talk about their work training programs. This lasts for several minutes.

10:24Copy video clip URL Steele introduces a segment entitled, “Making it.” Kleiman hosts a segment on how to get a good deal on a car. She speaks with Sherim Abrams about what a consumer needs in a car. Abrams emphasizes the need for consumers to not give in to impulse buying. Kleiman also speaks with Otis Smith, an owner of an auto garage. Smith takes Kleiman through the steps one should take before buying a used car. This lasts for several minutes. (Previously recorded film footage.)

17:27Copy video clip URL Footage of cars in a junkyard rolls. Kleiman talks about the subject of  depreciation. This lasts for several minutes.

20:01Copy video clip URL Cut back to the studio. Steele encourages viewers to call. Shortly afterward, he begins to read of more job listings.

24:12Copy video clip URL Cut back to the guests. The three men talk about jobs for women and affirmative action. This lasts for several minutes.

28:36Copy video clip URL Cut to the end credits.

29:17Copy video clip URL End of tape.



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