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Grateful Unemployed / Washington, DC / New York #237457

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 03, 1975
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(Studio) 1.6 million looked for work 27 weeks or longer last month
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Sandy Patton, 27, used to run boutique. Now she sings at small clubs and doesn't violate unemployment insurance regulations. She practices at home in spare time. [PATTON - says collecting unemployment buys time for her to find what she wants to do.]
REPORTER: Lee Thornton

(New York) Al Robinson, 31, is out of work pharmacist. [ROBINSON - says with unemployment, can afford to wait for acceptable job.] Most don't see unemployment as positive situation. [Vocational psychologist Dr. Raymond EHRLE - says mostly younger people drop out of labor market for period and come back.]
REPORTER: Lee Thornton

(DC) [Dolores CUTHRELL - says employed for 5 years, but taking break now.] Cuthrell, 27, was elem. school teacher. She's single and has no financial obligations; going to California to look for job there. [CUTHRELL - feels she'll find job.]
REPORTER: Lee Thornton

(New York) [ROBINSON - says won't go off deep end if doesn't find job.]
REPORTER: Lee Thornton

(DC) [PATTON - says must be disciplined to not mope about being unemployed.]
REPORTER: Lee Thornton

Mudd, Roger;
Thornton, Lee

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