NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 03, 1978
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(Studio) Report is on effect of working women on economy No. of women working outside home in United States stated.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(NYC) Incomes earned by working women, where and how much of it they spend and effect of this on United States economy noted. Case of Gail Lebovich given as example [Mrs. LEBOVICH - says major difference her return to work has made is that family no longer worries about spending.] Purchases of working women described; effects of these on auto., microwave oven, garment and restaurant inds. outlined. [Mrs. LEBOVICH - says dining out used to be only for entertainment, but is now to make kitchen load less heavy.] Investments being made by women examined, include house purchases, income-oriented investments and tax shelters.' [E.F. Hutton Vice President Jean PATTERSON - describes type of investments being made by women.] Percentage of work force that is made up of women stated; continued salary inequity cited.
REPORTER: Betty Rollin
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