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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 29, 2013
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(Studio: Norah O’Donnell) Statistics showing that the mother is now the primary breadwinner in a record number of American households with children cited.

(Dallas: Anna Werner) The trend toward mothers as breadwinners examined; statistics cited. [Dallas lawyer Rani GUERRA††- comments on her relationship with her husband.] [Pew Research Center study author Kim PARKER††- notes women are better trained, educated and positioned to take on high-paying jobs.] The pay gap between men & women in the insurance industry noted.

(Studio: Norah O’Donnell) Report introduced.

(Studio: Anthony Mason) The toll of the recession on men featured; statistics on job losses, median income and unemployment cited; graphs shown.

O’Donnell, Norah;
Werner, Anna;
Mason, Anthony

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