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Economy: Unemployment, Economic Indicators / Politics #132091

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 01, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Monthly unemployment and leading economic indicator figures cited.

(Washington: Stephen Aug) Factors in the slowed-down economy examined. [Bureau of Labor Statistics commissioner Janet NORWOOD - comments.] [Workers Nancy FURMAN, Mark CYPHERS - talk about adjusting to lower-paying jobs.] Job cuts at four large companies noted. [Brookings Institution Gary BURTLESS - says consumers don't have the income.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Jim Wooten) The politics of the economy featured; scenes shown of President Bush on the road. [BUSH - talks about unemployment statistics and the economy.] [Representative Thomas DOWNEY, Senator Paul SARBANES - blame Bush and his administration on economic issues.] Actions of Americans in the recession that won't go away reiterated.

Aug, Stephen;
Jennings, Peter;
Wooten, Jim

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