NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 01, 1975
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(Studio) Labor Department reports unemployment down to 8.4%. Depression pullout may be faster than predicted. Black unemployment drops .7%, to 13%. Long-term unemployment continues rise. In Detroit, Michigan, long-term black unemp. serious problem.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Detroit, Michigan) Unemployment payments in Detroit noted. Long-term unemp. up. Mostly black, unskilled. Demonstration shown, partly due to unemp. [PERSON - notes plight.] Vandalizing of businesses last Wednesday recalled. Film shown. Shooting of black man by white man, frustration due to unemp. said cause. [Mayor Coleman YOUNG - notes explosive situation due to unemp.] National unemp. figures don't reflect Detroit experience.
REPORTER: Mike Jackson