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Unemployment Figures / Alaska Unemployment #37226

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 02, 1975
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(Studio) Apr. unemployment figures hit 8.9%.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Typical jobless worker profiled.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

(Capitol Hill) Presidential economy adviser Alan Greenspan tells cong. econ. committee that unemployment rates to decline before too long. [GREENSPAN - thinks recession bottoming out.] Under questioning by Senator William Proxmire, Greenspan concedes that unemployment rate to drop only a bit below 8.9% by next year
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Highest rates of unemployment in construction trade; many workers go to Alaska to find jobs on Alaska pipeline.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Fairbanks, AK) Alaska job availability widespread, but so many people have applied for these jobs, there are now more applicants than jobs. [Walter SHAW, Gunner TROIT, Merlin PARKER - discuss Alaska job prospects.] AK Teamsters Union advises men planning to come to Alaska to seek fortunes to stay at home.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Cordtz, Dan;
Donaldson, Sam;
Peterson, Roger;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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