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Longshoremen's Strike #19604

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 08, 1972
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(Studio) Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield takes up President Nixon's request to end West Coast dock strike by law. Within 3 hrs. shippers and Longshoremen in San Francisco, announced tentative agreement to end strike.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(San Francisco, Ca.) [Arbitrator, Sam KAGEL - announces International Longshoremen's Workers Union and PMA settlement on economy issues. Other issues to be mediated.]

(Los Angeles, Ca.) Issue of containerized cargo settled. Guaranteed wages granted for skilled men. International Longshoremen's Workers Union President Harry Bridges to encourage Union acceptance of settlement.
REPORTER: Bill Wordham

(Studio) Senator passed President hill to submit dispute to arbitration not withstanding strike settlement. Measure to give President Nixon power to end all transportation strikes, narrowly defeated.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Smith, Howard K.;
Wordham, Bill

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