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Economy / GNP #311023

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 22, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(NYC: Ray Brady) Gross national product for 2nd quarter examined. [Commerce Secretary Malcolm BALDRIGE - acknowledges slow economy growth.] Related statistics graphed on screen; factors apparently underlying gross national product figs. explained. [Advanced Micro Devices spokesperson George SCALISE - cites employment drop in high tech inds.] Texas's unemployment rate, linked to oil industry, mentioned. [BALDRIGE - predicts economy growth.] [Econ. Robert MARKS - feels chances for recession are increase]

(NYC: Bernard Goldberg) Growing elusiveness of the American dream examined; details given, scenes shown. [Econ. A. Gary SHILLING - thinks concept is disappearing; explains.] Av. weekly earnings since 1973 outlined on screen. [Commentator John HESS - fears bursting of middle class illusions.] Phenomenon of downward mobility considered. [PEOPLE - comment.]

Brady, Ray;
Goldberg, Bernard;
Rather, Dan

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