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American Agenda (Economy: Displaced Homemakers) #121510

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 12, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(Bangor, ME: Carole Simpson) The "displaced homemaker," woman who loses her principal source of income when husband leaves her, featured; scenes shown from "The Donna Reed Show". [Wife and mother Amy MURPHY - explains losing who she was in her roles as wife and mother.] [Divorcee Yvonne COLLINS, widow Audrey DAGEL, wife of disabled husband Janice BOUCHER - discuss their economy situations.]State of ME's displaced homemakers project detailed. [Diane NASH - explains confusion when husband left her.] [In Augusta, ME, HS, two female STUDENTS - talk about their futures.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Results of study of economy situation of divorced women given.

Jennings, Peter;
Simpson, Carole

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