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Labor Department / Unemployment / Energy Crisis / New Jersey #232868

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 12, 1974
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(Studio) Labor Department plans to announce tomorrow that 241,000 now unemployed because of energy crisis. Trenton, New Jersey, hit hard by energy crisis.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Trenton, New Jersey) Energy crisis, oil companies, and Nixon administration blamed for mass unemployment. [UAW Joel JACOBSON - says many citizens enraged over contrived energy shortage and unwillingness of Nixon to act decisively.] [Labor subcommittee chairperson Senator Harrison WILLIAMS - says unemployment is large problem for area.] Plastics firms, trucking inds., auto workers hardest hit. [Former General Motors employee Lorenzo WAITERS - says he's been laid off past 2 jobs.]
REPORTER: Sharron Lovejoy

Cronkite, Walter;
Lovejoy, Sharron

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