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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 04, 1976
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(Studio) Labor Department reports unemployment still high in metropolitan areas though national average drops. In Muskeagon, Michigan, unemployment rate 15%.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Bridgeport, Connecticut) Old cthse. being renovated by public service employment. [Dennis ALMEIDA - describes distress of being unemployed; stresses significance of public service job.] Program described. Former restaurant worker becomes employment counsellor for ex-convicts. Curtis Johnson wins city award for success in job. [JOHNSON - explains his feelings of accomplishment.] Some do benefit from public service employment.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

Cordtz, Dan;
Reasoner, Harry

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