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Economy: Middle Class #911702

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 23, 2008
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(Berlin: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Chris Jansing) The tough economic times for the middle class featured; statistics on income, costs for necessities, home foreclosures, credit card debt cited. [Unemployed Kathleen BELLOW‡- comments on her job search.] [Senator Bernie SANDERS†- says it’s not a squeeze but a collapse.] [Economic Policy Institute Jared BERNSTEIN†- says prices are rising more quickly than paychecks.] [Harvard Law School Elizabeth WARREN†- says credit cards are the only way to put food on the table.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Jansing, Chris
Duration:
00:02:10

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