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Unemployment / Blacks / Illinois #455168

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 05, 1971
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(Studio) Unemployment rate drops to 5.8%, average rate for year; 4,600,000 not working; 79,800,000 working. Unemployment down with Vietnam vets.; up with black workers; worst for blacks in big cities.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Chicago, Illinois) 40% black area unemployed. Father George Clements placed ad. in newspaper asking for jobs for men listed. Ad. paid off. [CLEMENTS - says job situation desperate; fears future unless jobs provided.] Some men released because wouldn't admit to criminal record. Clements' method may work where public agencies have helped-.
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

Chancellor, John;
Jamieson, Bob

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