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ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 07, 2008
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Jake Tapper) The economic challenges facing President-elect Barack Obama featured; details given about the new high unemployment rate and the auto industry's request for bailout money. [In press conference, OBAMA - says he will take all necessary steps; calls the auto industry critical; states it will not be quick or easy to get out of the hole; notes we only have one president at a time; indicates he has spoken with former presidents; notes the new dog has to be hypo-allergenic.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Bureau of Labor Statistics figures on the October jobs report cited.

(Studio: Betsy Stark) This sobering jobs report examined; scenes shown from jobs fairs; statistics on job losses by industry cited. [TimeLink technology support manager Kostas MALLIAS†- comments on the limited available positions.] [PNC chief economist Stuart HOFFMAN†- offers perspective on job losses.] [At the jobs fair, unemployed technology manager Ayman El-SAWA†, unemployed bank worker Louis VASQUEZ†- offer views on the job market.] What Obama said today about the economy noted.

Gibson, Charles;
Tapper, Jake;
Stark, Betsy

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