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CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 09, 1976
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(Studio) Report on economy
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(New York) Unemployment 8.2% at start of 1975; 9.2% in May and 8.3% in December No. of unemployed incrd.; number of employed incrd. Black unemployment 13.4% in January `75; white unemployment 7.5%. Black unemployment 13.7% in December; 7.5% for whites. No. people who stopped looking for employment declined.
REPORTER: Mitchell Krauss

(DC) Whsle. prices up 4.2% in `75. Prices up 20.9% in `74; up 15.4% in `73 and up 8.5% in `72. Food down 2.5% in December Ind. commodities up .6% in December [Commissioner, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Julius SHISKIN - describes deceleration in inflation.]
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

Reporter(s):
Benton, Nelson;
Krauss, Mitchell;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:02:20

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