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NBC Evening News for
Wednesday, Aug 20, 1975

Headline: San Francisco Strikes

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(Studio) San Francisco firemen join police on strike. City's board of supervisors declares emergency. California Governor Edward Brown Junior sends highway patrol members Mayor Joseph Alioto's house bombed.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(San Francisco, California) Mayor not home at time. Doesn't feel police responsible. His wife unhurt. Shattered store window hit by auto turns into looting due to lack of police. Tires of police vehicles slashed. [STRIKER - says doesn't like stuff like that.] Firemen want 13% pay increases too. International airport may be closed due to firemen's strike. FAA rules require firemen on duty when jets fueled.

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Program Time:05:30:10 pm - 05:32:30 pm. Duration: 02:20
Reporters:Brokaw, Tom
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Record Number:484417