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Unemployment / CCC #290766

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 07, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bill Kurtis

(DC) Franklin Roosevelt's Civilian Conservation Corps program during Great Depression recalled; Interior Department films of that era shown. CCC's accomplishments described; Cong, said considering restoring CCC due to high unemployment among nation,'s youth, Rep, John Seiberling's proposed legislature noted passing in House [SEIBERLING - notes public support for program,] Details of new program outlined; California's conservation corps cited as example [California admin, Bob SCHLAPFER - notes applicants response,] [Sen, Malcolm WALLOP - outlines ideals program will hopefully include] Camp David recalled originally built by Roosevelt's CCC. [Senator Charles MATHIAS - praises CCC.] White House, photos of Camp David shown. Major lobbyists for program noted former CCC participants such as John Kakalec, former comptroller of Federal Reserve. [KAKALEC - praises experience.] [Henry MILLER - agrees.]

Ford, Sam;
Kurtis, Bill

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