CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 23, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(NYC: Bob Schieffer) Scenes of people and New York Stk. Exchange during panic shown. Scenes of Wall Street venders and Broadway plays shown. Suicide watch said called for on San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. [Video store OWNER - says he is afraid people will not feel wealthy enough to buy anything for Christmas.] [MAN - says he had been thinking about buying a house but will now wait.] [Car DEALER - says business has really dropped off and people are scared to buy anything as big as a car.] [Econ. Irwin KELLNER - says consumer confidence will not be the same for a long time.] [Dallas BUSINESSMAN - says the market plunge is frightening in Texas's already reeling economy] [MAN - says he is selling his hogs soon.] Sam Walton shown opening another Wal-Mart store. [WALTON - says up or down does not matter because the company will eventually get what it deserves.] No one reported jumping from Golden Gate Bridge.
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