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Economy / Unemployment / Wholesale Prices #511302

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 06, 1980
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(Studio) Wholesale prices, unemployment for May reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Current unemployment situation discussed; details outlined on screen. [MAN - questions how he's to care for family on unemployment.] Difference in unemployment among blacks and whites noted. [Representative Parren MITCHELL - comments.] [President CARTER - focuses on improved wholesale prices.] Possible harm to Carter's reelec. prospects by national economy situation, include futility of achieving balance budget, considered.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

(Studio) Continued layoffs in auto. industry, construction and mfring. noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Birmingham, Alabama) Steel industry layoffs in Birmingham examined; films shown. [WORKERS - comment.] Rolling stone effect of steel industry layoffs outlined. [Mayor Johnny NICHOLS - comments.] Steel workers union district dir. quoted with regard to severity of local situation.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones (WVTM-TV newstape)

Chancellor, John;
Levine, Irving R.

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