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Unemployment: Addressing Worsening 'Human Disaster' in U.S.

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Some 5 million Americans have been looking for work for more than six months, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Dean Baker of the Center for Economic and Policy Research and Kevin Hassett of the American Enterprise Institute who say the "human disaster" has potential generations-long effects.

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Premieres Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 6 p.m. ET.

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