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America's Economy: What's the Fix (Job Market) Part III #917861

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 14, 2009
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) A week-long series on how to fix the crumbling economy introduced; details given about unemployment in Elkhart, Indiana.

(Elkhart, Indiana: Bill Weir) How to fix the loss of jobs examined; scenes shown from Elkhart, where the RV plant closed in September; details given about the plans of President-elect Barack Obama's administration to make over the entire economy. [Unemployed volunteers Ed NEUFELDT†, Chris JORDAN†- comment.] [Former Labor Secretary Robert REICH†- talks about green jobs.] [Mesirow Financial economist Diane SWONK†, Columbia University economist professor Joseph STIGLITZ†, Ivy Tech retraining student Annette SILVER†, Sunrise Solar president Bill KEITH†- comment on jobs.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Further coverage of the series noted.

Gibson, Charles;
Weir, Bill

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