CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 25, 1969
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(Studio) Southern Christian Leadership Conference leader Dr. Ralph Abernathy and some followers arrested for violating court picketing order involving striking hospital workers.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Charleston, SC) Most strikers are Negro women who earn $1.30 hour [Rev. Andrew YOUNG - says going to jail represents protest that hospital workers not respected.] Southern Christian Leadership Conference President leads parade. 60 National Guard called in, but no one arrested. Hospital leaders refuse to recognize workers' union.
REPORTER: Ed Rabel
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