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(Studio) Jobless rate rose 0.3% in October; unemployment 8.6%. Figures don't incl. 1 million who are no longer looking.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) [Unemployed Pat McHUGH - says worked since 16, until now at 30. Upsets her to be home doing nothing.] She has 2 teaching degrees and no job. Ex-husband gives some money but mostly she and baby get by on unemployment. [McHUGH - says no point in working for $80 week when $50 to go for baby sitter.] Edward Horton did help assemble trucks; he quit looking 2 mos. ago. [Unemployed Eleanor HORTON - says they won't tell her reason for no job is her age, but it is.] Steve Seegers, 23, has degree in biology. [SEEGERS - says applied to 107 places; rejected each time.]
REPORTER: Jed Duvall
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Duvall, Jed
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