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Longshoremen Strike / New York / Louisiana #12789

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 01, 1971
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(Studio) Longshoremen on E. and Gulf coasts join West coast in strike. President Nixon won't invoke Taft-Hartley "back-to-work" order now. Stkpiling. has occurred for mos.; no immediate shortage.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(NYC) Port piers shown.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Only 5 ships at dockside. 6,000 workers on strike. [International Longshoremen's Assn. Local 1418 Al CHITTENDEN - says would have struck even if New York hadn't.] Strike to cost city million $ per day.
REPORTER: Richard Angelica (WVUE-TV)

Smith, Howard K.

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