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Newark, New Jersey / Teachers' Strike #15366

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 08, 1971
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(Studio) Newark, New Jersey, School Bd. turns down Union proposal in 10 week old teachers' strike.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Newark, New Jersey) Racial tension underlies strike. [Film shows teachers beaten up on 2nd day of strike, February 2.] Blacks crowd School Bd. meeting last night; voice opposition to new settlement proposal. [Unidentified Black MOTHER - says School Bd. should be concerned about black children, not suburban teachers.] School Bd. splits 4-4. [School Bd. President Jesse JACOBS - casts deciding vote against proposal.]
REPORTER: Ron Milligan

Milligan, Ron;
Smith, Howard K.

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