ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 28, 1972
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(Studio) Labor Secretary James Hodgson begs Congress for action to end West Coast dock strikes, but gets no commitment. Strike spreads as Canadian dockers threaten to refuse to unload United States cargo. Southwest Longshoremen and Teamsters stop efforts to bring in cargo via Mexico.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Mexican border) Presence of 2 union lines stops trucks at border. Longshoremen's Union President Harry Bridges efforts to merge his union with more powerful one seems likely with Teamsters helping in West Coast strike.
REPORTER: Bill Wordham
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