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Unemployment / Job Corps #251360

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 01, 1977
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(Studio) Overall unemployment rate dropped in March, but teenage unemployment rose; President will attempt to remedy that.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Breckinridge, Kentucky) Job Corps instituted by Lyndon Johnson, cut back by Nixon, tolerated by Ford; now Carter wants to bring it back to original level; details noted. Largest training camp is at Breckinridge,Kentucky. [Kentucky Job Corps director Gerald OETTLE - notes early problems of Corps.] Case of Lester Foster, as success in Job Corps, noted. After graduating, he returned to home in Augusta, Georgia, and was hired by construction company [MAN - tells Foster he can start work Monday] Corps says over 95% of grads get jobs immediately.
REPORTER: Don Webster

Cronkite, Walter;
Webster, Don

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