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Economy / Unemployment #297301

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 04, 1984
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(Studio) April unemployment and White House reaction discussed.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Wentzville, Missouri) Differing perceptions of nation's unemployment situation examined; number jobs opening up last year mentioned. [Treasury Secretary Don. REGAN - praises nation's economy recovery in light of Carter-Mondale administration] Indications that recovery is entering new phase, with pessimistic jobs outlook despite rising profits, cited. [Econ. Jeff FAUX - comments on number unemployed or under-employed.] [Laid-off electrician Larry SCHMIDT - notes number acquaintances in same predicament.] [Laid-off teacher Pat YATES - feels under-employed.] Current jobs held by Schmidt and Yates mentioned.

Brady, Ray;
Rather, Dan

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