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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 22, 1976
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(Studio) British government reports 1.8 billion cut in public spending. Chancellor of Exchequer, Denis Healey, says unemployment rate should drop before year over.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(England) British public service commercial for job training shown. 60,000 trained for new jobs at government expense in 1975. [Secretary of Employment Albert BOOTH - comments on job training's value.] 25% of unemployment budget goes to training. Types of courses noted. Tax-free salary earned during training. [Bricklayer Bob PERRY - tells why he switched trades.] [MAN - says training didn't do any good because can't get a job.] Labor government feels economy upturn will come in next 2 years and it must create skills for jobs now.
REPORTER: Bob Simon

(Studio) "London Daily Express" carries article commending United States on national resurgence. Article in "London Evening Standard" comments on new American of energy and hope.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob
Duration:
00:03:50

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