NBC Evening News for
Friday, Jul 08, 1977


Headline: Kentucky Coal Mines / Strikes

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(Studio) In Stearns, Kentucky, miners strike over union organization issue. Shooting occurs.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Stearns, Kentucky) State police probe shooting at Justice coal mine of Stearns Mining Company Guards charge striking miners shot into mine. [GUARD - describes shooting.] Miners deny shooting. Miners hold rally to boost UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) morale and raise money. Miner deaths in Virginia explosion recalled. [Union leader Harry PATRICK - gives pep talk.] Mass protest considered by miners.
REPORTER: Bob Jimenez

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Program Time:05:35:10 pm - 05:37:10 pm. Duration: 02:00
Reporters:Brinkley, David; Jimenez, Bob
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Record Number:494825