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Virginia / Coal Miners Strike #121982

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 10, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Striking coal miners from Virginia reported showing up at Pittston co.'s annual meeting in Connecticut.

(Carbo, Virginia: Steve Shepard) UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) strike against Pittston featured; details given, scenes shown. [Coal miner Buford MULLINS - comments.] Union's use of civil disobedience tactics in their strike outlined; scenes shown. [MULLINS - says we're a new breed of miners.] [Pittston Coal Group pres. Michael ODOM - talks about competition in coal industry] Pittston's desires reviewed. [MULLINS - says this is a battle.]

Jennings, Peter;
Shepard, Steve

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