CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 27, 1992
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Davidsonville, MD: Regina Blakely) Age discrimination in the workplace featured. [59 year-old Richard RATHEMACHER - talks about difficulty finding a job.] [Rathemacher attorney Nancy SMITH - talks about prejudice against older workers, role of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).] Increase in the number of age discrimination cases filed with the government cited. [Attorneys Christopher MACKARONIS, Peter PANKEN, laid-off Andy HERRMANN, EEOC vice chairman River Gaull SILBERMAN - comment.] Excerpt shown from IBM videotape in which IBM chairman John Akers called for the employment of more young people. General Accounting Office study on percent of age discrimination cases not fully investigated by the EEOC cited.
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