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Europe / Urban Violence / England Economy #278553

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 27, 1981
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(Studio) Royal wedding mentioned. Last night's riot in Liverpool, England rpd.; urban unrest throughout Europe over a variety of issues examined. Films shown. Sociological differences between rioters in Europe and those in Britain discussed. [London School of Economics professor Terrence MORRIS - notes practicality of English.] Current unemployment rate in England compared to that of other European ntns.; statistics listed on screen. [MORRIS - thinks English education system is geared towards relevant literacy.] [PEOPLE - express futility in getting job.] Extent of England's unemployment and economy problems outlined. [Social Democratic party spokesperson Shirley WILLIAMS - criticizes government economic policy.] Response to job openings cited. [Prime Min. Margaret THATCHER - notes difficulty in finding enough jobs.] Govt.'s announcement of new jobs' program today outlined. [Employment minister Jim PRIOR - cites early age that British youth leave school.] [Labour party spokesperson Roy HATTERSLEY - criticizes econ.] Anticipated number viewing royal wedding Wednesday compared to number losing their jobs last year
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Rather, Dan

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