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Unemployment Figs. / Blacks' Plight #52832

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 03, 1978
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(Studio) January unemployment figs. detailed, include rates for women, white men and blacks.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Chicago, Illinois) Report on plight of blacks in job market Cases of Dilly Connor and friends cited as exs. [Curly GOSBERRY - goes for interviews suggested by unemployment office, but is never called for any job.] [CONNOR - describes how he manages to live.] Case of 55-yr.-old Willie Dillard, who lost job as experienced machinist when Rockwell plant in Chicago was closed in 1976, cited. [DILLARD - notes length of time with company and then co. leaves him with nothing. Sees no bright spots in future.]
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

Cordtz, Dan;
Reynolds, Frank

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