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Focus (Economy: Bad Times) (Part I) #330208

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 29, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Week long series on coping with crunch in an economy on edge of recession introduced.

(New York: Ray Brady) Cutting back by Americans featured; scenes shown to illustrate current economic problems resulting because incomes are not keeping up with inflation. [Computer programmer Dan MACK - says money he makes playing in a band has to be used in family budget.] Scenes mentioning recession on television show "Knots Landing" shown. [Food SHOPPER - talks about prices.] [While preparing garage sale, worker Mary McCORMICK - says she lives from check to check.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Tomorrow's Focus report previewed.

Brady, Ray;
Rather, Dan

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