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Perspective (Middle-Aged Unemployment) #43827

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 12, 1976
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(Studio) Report on middle-aged unemployment.
REPORTER: Steve Bell

(New York) Employers prefer hiring those under 40 years old. Reporter-psychologist notes drawbacks of losing job in middle age. 40+ Club formed for those 40 years old and older who were making $16,500 when job lost. [Bob PHILLIPS - notes his feelings at losing job.] [Joseph PAMPEL - says constant rejection is depressing.] [Wade TOWNLEY - wasn't prepared for losing job.] [Ian LORENZE - says it's wrong to think of oneself purely in terms of a job.] There is no real job permanence.
REPORTER: Sonya Friedman

Bell, Steve;
Friedman, Sonya

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