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American Agenda (Economy: The Unemployed) #133635

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 18, 1991
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(Studio: Ted Koppel) Report introduced.

(Philadelphia: Sheilah Kast) Problems in the bureaucratic power structure in delivering unemployment benefits to jobless workers examined; scenes shown from unemployment line in Fort Wayne, IN. [Unemployed Danny BEATHEM - comments.] [In Philadelphia, unemployed warehousemen Paul POSADOWSKI, John MATTHEWS - say they need more than 26 weeks of benefits.] Fact that funds for some of these benefits are sitting in a trust fund explained. [Representative Tom DOWNEY - talks about the account.] [National Federation of Independent Business D.J. GRIBBON - talks about the recession.] [Representative E. Clay SHAW - warns against a deeper recession.] [Unemployed Eddie MATTHEWS - comments on benefits.] [POSADOWSKI - says he may have to go on welfare.]

Kast, Sheilah;
Koppel, Ted

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