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CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 04, 1975
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(Studio) Govt. reports Mar. unemployment reaches 8.7%. Labor Department economist, Julius Shiskin, says 28% inds. now report increase in employment.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [SHISKIN - believes economy looking better.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Jobless rate in Kokomo, IN, reaches 18% in Mar.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Kokomo, IN) In Kokomo, there's dramatic drop in newly unemployed: workers laid off in worst of recession now being called back to job. At Delco and Chrysler, worker recall beginning. Construction picking up. [Home builder Jim BAGLEY - believes economy turn-around beginning; 4 hses. sold in past 4 weeks]
REPORTER: Sharron Lovejoy

Cronkite, Walter;
Lovejoy, Sharron

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