ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 16, 1971
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(Studio) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Transit Strike conts. Newark, New Jersey, Teachers' Strike in 11th week
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Newark, New Jersey) Teachers charge School Bd. obstinacy and lack of leadership from Mayor Kenneth Gibson have prevented settlement. [Anthony IMPERIALE - says must be decided whether decent people or idiots like Gibson and School Bd. will control.] Blacks, Puerto Ricans support School Bd. [Teachers' Union Vice President Clara DASHER - says 80,000 children being hurt by strike.] [Assistant School Supt. Dr. Benjamin EPSTEIN - fears loss of children, as drop outs, result of length of strike.] Mayor Gibson may ask New Jersey to take over Newark Schools.
REPORTER: Ron Milligan
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