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Economy / Unemployment Up #243665

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 05, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter says Thursday if economy stagnating at 1st of year he might recommend tax cut. Today October unemployment figures released and show it's at highest of year at 7.9%.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details of unemployment rates noted. [Bureau of Labor Statistics Commissioner Julius SHISKIN - says since July labor mkts. have been at standstill.] Debate with regard to tax cut noted.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

(Chicago, Illinois) Report on unemployment of young black males. [MAN - says sons can't look to him as provider.] [2nd MAN - says inability to find work takes manhood away.] Many young blacks go to Urban League for help; percentages of young black males and teenagers unemployed noted. [Chicago Urban League executive director James COMPTON - notes higher percent out of work with teenagers include and says teenagers who are out of work and out of school are potentially harmful to society when they have nothing to do.]
REPORTER: Randy Daniels

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter;
Daniels, Randy

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