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Economy/ Business Failures #78009

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 07, 1982
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(Studio) No. of companies filing bankruptcies and implications for national economy reported.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Miami, Florida) Extent of national economy devoted to small business detailed; number declaring bankruptcy last year noted. Par Enterprises cited as example; company's background outlined. [President Lou PESCE - describes company's financial problems stemming from high interest rates.] [Early Supply owner Early KLASS - discusses plight.] [Hampshire Engraving president Patricia GROSS - comments.] Findings of Heller Institution of Small Bus. poll on business community's support for President Reagan outlined. [National Federal of Ind. Bus. spokesperson Mike McKEVITT - hopes President's economy policies succeed.]
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz

Cordtz, Dan;
Robinson, Max

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