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(Studio) Washington, DC indicates no new agreement for truckers forthcoming. Many truckers reject Washington, DC proposals.
(DC) Nixon refuses to roll back diesel fuel prices for truckers. President meets with administration officials to discuss truckers' situation. William Usery, federal mediator, reports more truckers on highway today. Federal energy administration William Simon insists federal troops aren't being considered as means of keeping hwys. open. [Attorney General William SAXBE - reports truckers violating fed. regulations during strike to be punished. FBI called in to help.] Truckers demonstrate out- side White House to protest new agreement.
(Studio) Pennsylvania Governor Milton Shapp played major role in strike talks. Shapp vows to explain new agreement to truckers personally.
(Bartonsville, Pennsylvania) [Trucker Edward CHERKOSKI - criticizes new agreement. Demands price rollback.] [SHAPP - attempts to explain settlement without success.]
(Studio) Truck traffic increases somewhat. Scattered acts of violence occur. 2 trucks shot at in E. Liverpool, Ohio; 1 driver in critical condition.
|Program Time:||05:35:10 pm - 05:38:40 pm. Duration: 03:30|
|Reporters:||Cronkite, Walter; Rather, Dan|
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|Broadcast Type:||Evening News Segment Type: News Content|