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Unemployment / Gary, Indiana / Detroit, Michigan #459308

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 12, 1971
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(Studio) Gary, IN, Mayor Richard G. Hatcher says administration plan to create 150,000 jobs inadequate; calls Gary disaster area.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Gary, IN) Steel companies in Gary layoff 1/2 workers. [HATCHER - says situation comparable to natural disaster in terms of cost to people.] Hatcher asking for more federal funds.
REPORTER: Peter Nolan

(Detroit, Michigan) 241,000 Detroit residents on welfare; Michigan welfare system to cost over $1 billion this year [Arundel RICHARDSON - says business of supplying auto industry down, night shift laid off.]

Davis, Lou;
Nolan, Peter;
Utley, Garrick

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