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Economy / GNP #292302

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 19, 1983
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(Studio) gross national product for 2nd quarter reported.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(NYC) (Temporary audio loss) 2nd quarter gross national product and implications for nation's economy behavior examined. [Retail manager Michael PALENCHAR - notes monthly increase in sales.] [Commerce Department spokesperson Robert DEDERICK - notes surge in consumer spending this spring.] GNP's relationship with employment explained; specific category activity outlined on screen. Increase in Exxon, General Motors and American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) profits cited as example [Striking American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) WORKER - believes workers are being cheated.]

Brady, Ray;
Schieffer, Bob

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