NBC Evening News for
Monday, Mar 23, 1970


Headline: Post Office Strike / Blount / Effects

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(Studio) New York National Guard, Army await orders to report to post office
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(DC) [Postmaster General Winton BLOUNT - thinks troops will provide essential mail service; social security, welfare checks top list.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(NYC, New York) Air Force strikebreakers move into NYC; most untrained.
REPORTER: Liz Trotta

(Studio) Some strikers returning.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Camden, New Jersey) Camden strike ends; back sorting begins.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley (narrates)

(Studio) Detroit, Milwaukee strikers return; Chicago union leader returns, hopes men will follow.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Studio) 20 million social security checks, welfare, pension checks halted; other exs. cited.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Detroit, Michigan) Welfare recipients must get checks in town; welfare office swamped. [Unidentified RECIPIENT - hopes strike over soon.] [Welfare office spokesperson Thomas BEHNKE - says recipients patient, cooperative.]
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

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Program Time:00:09:00 am - 00:14:30 am. Duration: 05:30
Reporters:Brinkley, David; Delaney, Steve; Huntley, Chet; Trotta, Liz
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Record Number:450359