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Economy / Unemployment #280312

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 08, 1982
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(Studio) Last month's unemployment noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Extent of national unemployment examined; statistics outlined on screen. [President REAGAN - considers situation tragic.] [Representative Henry REUSS, Thomas O'NEILL - criticize situation.] Implications of unemployment for federal deficit mentioned.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) White House acknowledgement of severity of situation explained.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Seattle, WA) Andy Jorgensen's predicament said example of that faced by the unemployed. [Andy and Jenny JORGENSEN - comment.] State noted firing unemployment personnel as well. [Linda MORENO, Madellyn CALDWELL, Christine BRUSSA, Governor John SPELLMAN - attest to severity of situation.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) Commentary involves relationship between unemployment and inflation; Margaret Thatcher, John F. Kennedy, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, David Stockman mentioned.
REPORTER: Bill Moyers

Drinkwater, Terry;
Moyers, Bill;
Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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