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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.

(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

Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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