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Economy / Other America #288718

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 22, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Atlanta, Georgia) Discrepancy between lifestyles of nation's middle class and its poor examined. [Paula GROUT - is pleased with life.] [Fin. analyst Barbara ALEXANDER - notes gap between unemployed and those benefiting from recession.] Ability of some to thrive on recession explained, discussed; details outlined on screen. [Gallup organization spokesperson Jay SCHMIEDESKAMP - believes most of nation profits from recession.] [MAN - notes definition between haves and have-nots.] [Carol GULLION - acknowledges divisiveness of recession.] CBS "News-New York Times" poll on the 2 segments of American society outlined on screen, discussed. [WOMAN - notes lower prices now.] [Fin. analyst Edward WELLER - notes long-term prices of recession to society.] [SCHMIEDESKAMP - thinks bad recession hurts everyone.] [Charles COWART - cites gap between recession's impact on him and his daughter.]
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Goldberg, Bernard;
Rather, Dan

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