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Economy / Unemployment / Drought #67277

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 29, 1980
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(Studio) Index of leading economy indicators for July reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Implications of July index examined. [Commerce Department spokesperson Courtenay SLATER - comments.] Details with regard to factory layoffs, building permits, stock prices, money supply outlined on screen. [SLATER - comments.] Unemployment activity in immediate future predicted.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

(Detroit, Michigan) Unemployment in Detroit examined; details given. [PEOPLE - comment on soup line.) Impact of auto industry layoffs on Detroit unemployment noted. [Ray MILLER - comments on own case.) Unemployment benefits said running out for majority of recipients by end of year; details given. [Capuchin Community Center spokesperson Lewis HICKSON - comments.) [MAN - comments.] No. of full-time soup kitchens here noted.
REPORTER: Jim Hickey

(Studio) Farm prices for August reported; details given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Pecan Gap, Texas) Situation in Pecan Gap, Texas, due to prolonged drought examined; films shown. [Mayor John REED - says town's out of water.) Efforts to supply town with water outlined. [Mrs. Coye REED - comments.] Nearby milk cooperative reported helping to ease situation some; details given. [MAN - comments.]
REPORTER: Charles Murphy

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reporter(s):
Cordtz, Dan;
Hickey, Jim;
Murphy, Charles;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:05:40

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