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ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 04, 1977
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(Studio) Unemployment is only one of President Carter's problems.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Pennsylvania vote for Carter in 1976 election noted. This was before Mideast policy controversy offended some Jewish voters here, Defense Department decision not to award important contract to Boeing plant, closing of Frankford Arsenal that then-candidate Mondale had said administration would keep open, and Labor Department announcement of Philadelphia's black unemployment standing. Reaction to all of this by 6-term Representative Joshua Eilberg noted. [EILBERG - cites constituents' feelings with regard to Carter policies.] Problems of Pennsylvania's largest industry, steel, and Steelworkers' union support of Carter in election noted. [USW president Lloyd McBRIDE - cites concerns of steelworkers.] [Governor Milton SHAPP - says if help for working people doesn't develop, Carter will be in trouble.] Pennsylvania leaders feelings with regard to public and official understanding that Carter still new in job noted.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

Mackin, Catherine;
Walters, Barbara

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