ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 05, 1976
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(Studio) Unemployment rate fell from 7.8% to 7.6% in February
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) Joint Econ. Committee questions validity of government figures. [Senator Hubert H. HUMPHREY - says doesn't know where national figures coming from.] Commissioner Bureau of Labor Statistics, Julius Shiskin, defs. figures and says rate should be below 7% by end 1976. [President FORD - comments on unemployment figures. Nothing political in figures.] Democrats say figures will help Ford.
REPORTER: Bill Matney
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