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Unemployment #257712

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 07, 1978
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(Studio) March unemployment figs. detailed. Apparently limited aid to black youths from administration jobs program reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Report on unemployment problems facing young blacks and relationship of tax-supported jobs programs to problem. [Young PEOPLE - cite length of time unemployed.] [Labor Secretary Ray MARSHALL - states administration position that jobs program is better than anything else except regular job.] Computed and actual black youth unemployment rates examined. Black leaders' citing of education as root of problem noted. [Social psychologist Kenneth CLARK - says each year brings more functional illiterates and describes results of this.] Congress calls for government-financed wage subsidies for companies training black youths and then keeping them in those jobs reported [House Banking Committee chairperson Henry REUSS - describes own ideas about such program.] President Carter's proposals for similar program, as announced in urban policy, outlined.

(Studio) Labor Department report on incrd. number of permanent part-time employees being hired and reasons for this trend noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Brady, Ray;
Cronkite, Walter

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