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Economy / Unemployment #65576

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 02, 1980
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(Studio) Unemployment for April detailed; significance of figs. noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Unemployment rate for adult men and women, teenagers and specific inds. affected examined; details outlined on screen. Projected layoffs in auto ind. for this month mentioned. [Bureau of Labor Statistics spokesperson Dr. Janet NORWOOD - comments.] Predicted unemployment rate for immediate future considered.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

(DC) Admin. concern with regard to worse recession than originally predicted examined; lack of change in official economic policy noted. [Edward KENNEDY - says administration's policies won't work.] President Carter, leaving for Camp David conference with Secretary of State designate Edmund Muskie and deputy Secretary Warren Christopher, said dealing with economy question in Philadelphia next Fr. during town hall meeting; political aspect of trip reported denied by White House despite upcoming New Jersey primary.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Gregory, Bettina;
Reynolds, Frank

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