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A Closer Look (The Future: Economy) #183115

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 05, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The future economy examined; statistics cited.

(New York: Betsy Stark) The likely revolutionary impact of the computer Internet on the economy in the 21st century featured; details given of the creation of high-tech jobs. [Cisco Systems CEO John CHAMBERS - cites the wide scope of Internet systems.] The need for truck drivers, home health care workers and teachers and job losses in several fields noted. [American Trucking Association Susan COUGHLIN - says the economy's reliance on trucking will grow.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Interview held with Deutsche Bank Securities economist Ed Yardeni. [YARDENI - says the economic future looks bright due to the technology revolution; indicates that Americans are adapting to this revolution.]

Jennings, Peter;
Stark, Betsy

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