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Unemployment / Health Insurance #291446

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 01, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Falling Rock, West Virginia) Extent of unemployment in West Virginia noted; impact of loss of health insurance along with job on families such as John Thompson's examined. [THOMPSON - notes lack of money for insurance benefits.] [Roy ROSE - cites his need to maintain insurance premiums.] Increased occurrence of stress-related illnesses among unemployed and irony created by situation considered. [THOMPSON - acknowledges increased drinking due to strain.] Congress mentioned working on programs to provide emergency health insurance for unemployed.
REPORTER: Jacqueline Adams

Reporter(s):
Adams, Jacqueline;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:50

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