ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 03, 1976
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) Govt. reports unemployment increases to 7.9%, high for year; August rise is 3rd straight month for increase AFL-CIO President George Meany blames Ford administration for high unemployment rate and says rate really higher than reported.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) White House Press Secretary Ron Nessen says Ford's general election campaign kickoff will be about week after Labor Day in Michigan. Dampening campaign is rise in unemployment, since jobs is 1 of Ford's main issues. Chairperson of Council of Econ. Advisers Alan Greenspan believes unemployment will go down. [GREENSPAN - says what President is doing is right.] Advisors' predictions of unemployment drop to 7% by end of year now extended to 1st of next year
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.