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UMW Election #18603

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 27, 1972
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(Studio) Labor Department says supervision of court-ordered election for president of UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) union will cost government $4 million. Election is result of 1969 court decision overturning election of Tony Boyle because of voting irregularities. Arnold Miller, supported by Joseph Yablomski followers, opposes Boyle. Yablomski murdered shortly after lost election.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Logan, West Virginia) Hiller is soft-sell. Criticizes present UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) pensions, disability benefits and safety regulations. [MINER - asks Miller if he will give power back to people.] [MILLER - promises to back UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) safety inspectors.] [Another MINER - says he'll vote for Boyle.]
REPORTER: David Snell

(Grundy, Virginia) [BOYLE - says he's victim of campaign of lies and false charges, but feels responsibility to defend union members from outsiders.]

(DC) Boyle's familiar rhetoric may win him election.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow (narrates) Herbert Kaplow

Reporter(s):
Kaplow, Herbert;
Smith, Howard K.;
Snell, David
Duration:
00:05:10

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