PBS NewsHour

As pandemic drags on, its economic hardship persists

Clip: 08/07/2020 | 3m 8s | Video has closed captioning.

The economy has recovered some of the jobs lost during the early weeks of the pandemic -- but that growth now seems to be slowing. Millions of Americans still don’t have work, with many now receiving less money in unemployment. To understand the detrimental impact of the pandemic on their lives and livelihoods, we asked our viewers to share their experiences. Here's some of what they told us.

Aired: 08/07/20

Rating: NR

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