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Unemployment #280897

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 08, 1982
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(Studio) September unemployment rate, highest since 1940, reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Statistics for individual categories of unemployment outlined on screen, discussed; analysts' predictions of worsening joblessness noted.

(Coronado, California) [President REAGAN - acknowledges unemployment rate.] Reagan's signing of export trade law noted. [REAGAN - warns against political manipulation of figs.; guarantees administration will find jobs for all unemployed.] Signing ceremonies noted taking place before cargo ship containing imports from E. [REAGAN - comments on ship's cargo.] Elaborate ceremony planned by White House for President's signing of Jobs Training Bill next Wednesday described.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Baltimore, Maryland) [Unemployment APPLICANTS - comment on situation.] [September 28, 1982, REAGAN - anticipates double-digit unemployment.] Democrat response to situation examined. [Pol. scientists Norman ORNSTEIN - notes admin.'s role in setting stage for 10% figure] [Representative Newt GINGRICH - fears Rebishop defensiveness over figs.] Democrat advice to pols. on how to use unemployment rate to political advantage quoted on screen. [Walter MONDALE, Senator Edward KENNEDY - denounce situation.] Republican and Democrat commercials shown.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Jones, Phil;
Plante, Bill;
Rabel, Ed;
Rather, Dan

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