Search the Archive

Economy: Poverty, Income Gross National Product / Census / Recession #340473

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 26, 1991
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(No location given: Richard Threlkeld) Census' confirmation that there are more poor people now than ever featured; figures graphed on screen. [Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Robert GREENSTEIN - says he expects worse figures next year.] Types of people who are poor described. [Single mother Tracy OPRY - comments.] Recession's effect on groups other than the poor noted; income figures graphed on screen. Discussion held about the consequences of growing poor population.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Ray Brady) This quarter's fall in the gross national product featured; scenes shown of ribbon-cutting ceremony opening new unemployment office. [Economist Philip BRAVERMAN - says the outlook remains pessimistic.] Figures given of number of Americans filing for new unemployment benefits. [MAN - comments.] Experts' predictions that Federal Reserve will again lower interest rates mentioned. Interest rates for CDs displayed on screen. [WOMAN - comments.] Discussion held about how people can make the most of this.

Reporter(s):
Brady, Ray;
Rather, Dan;
Threlkeld, Richard
Duration:
00:05:00

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.