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    Long-Term Unemployment

    Nancy Cook talked about the effects of “long-term” unemployment, meaning unemployed for six months or longer. She said that in 2010, at the height of the great recession,…

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    March 2015 Jobs Numbers

    Timothy Noah talked about the March 2015 labor statistics released the previous day. They showed just 126,000 jobs were added over the past month, an abrupt slowdown after months of…

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    February Jobs Report and the U.S. Economy

    Michelle Jamrisko talked about the newly released jobs numbers for February 2015 and what they meant for the overall health of the U.S. economy.

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on: “Jobless Rate 5.5%: What’s Your View of the Economy?” Telephone…

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    Sudeep Reddy on Employment Numbers

    Wall Street Journal Deputy Global Economics Editor Sudeep Reddy talked by telephone about the significance of the unemployment numbers released the previous day. He also talked about…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question “Unemployment at 5.7%: Has Your Job Situation Changed?” The…

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    Governor Scott Walker on National Policy Issues

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) talked about jobs and the economy. He spoke about his principle of government and what he accomplished in Wisconsin. He also spoke about his…

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    December 2014 Unemployment Numbers

    Neil Irwin talked about the December 2014 unemployment numbers released the previous day by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and what they mean for the health of the U.S. economy. The…

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    President Obama on the Economy

    President Obama spoke at a Ford Motor Company assmebly plant in Wayne, Michigan, about jobs and the economy. He talked about the success of the 2009 bailout of the auto industry in…

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    1937 Federal Works Agency Film We Work Again

    This 1937 Federal Works Agency film was a New Deal documentary the promoted programs to put unemployed black Americans to work on federal projects.

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    Annual British Youth Parliament Debate, Career and Work Experience

    More than 300 members of Great Britain’s youth parliament, ages 11 to 18, gathered in the British House of Commons for their annual debate. The students debated five topics that…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about the November 2014 jobs report released December 5, 2014, saying that even with a full month to go, 2014 had already been…

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    November 2014 Jobs Report

    Ben Leubsdorf talked about the November j2014 obs report released the previous day, and what it means for the health of the overall U.S. economy.  The program concluded with a video…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “321K Jobs Added in Nov.: Has Economy Turned a Corner?”…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “5.8% Unemployment: Who Should Get the Credit?” A video…

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    President Obama Remarks on Cabinet Meeting

    President Obama spoke with reporters prior to his first cabinet meeting following the 2014 midterm elections. The president discussed the new economic numbers, which included the…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about policies he had proposed to help women and working parents fully participate in and contribute to the economy.

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    Jobs and the Economy

    Contributors to the report, 2014 Index of Culture and Opportunity, talked about social and economic factors that contribute to an individual’s ability to harness social and economic…

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    Secretary Thomas Perez on Jobs and the Economy

    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez talked jobs and the economy, specifically efforts to raise the minimum wage and bring jobs back to cities such as Detroit. He also addressed what he called…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address from Millennium Steel Services in Princeton, Indiana, where he spoke on October 3, 2014, what he had proclaimed to be National Manufacturing…

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