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Economy / Unemployment / Nurse Shortage #510674

NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 03, 1980
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(Studio) Unempl. rate growth noted. Nurse shortage despite unempl. noted.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

(No location given) National League of Nursing figures quoted. [American Hospital Association president Alexander McMANN - says we are gathering data on why 400,000 nurses are not working.] [Former nurse Joann KUBAT - explains why she quit nursing.] Effect of nursing shortage on certain hospitals detailed. [Hospital administration Richard SAUNDERS - says he has been on active recruiting campaign] Such recruiting campaigns. described. Department of Health, Education and Welfare estimate re: no. of nurses needed by 1982 given.
REPORTER: Gerald Harrington

Reporter(s):
Harrington, Gerald;
Pauley, Jane
Duration:
00:03:30

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