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Miner Safety / Washington, DC Protest #204869

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 04, 1969
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(Studio) Coal miners demonstrate for mine safety. Poor turnout.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) 1,000 were supposed to meet at Jefferson Monument. 30 came. Leader charges unions kept men away. [West Virginia Representative Ken HECHLER - says we won't tolerate coal mine conditions.] Dr. I.E. Buff arranges rally on behalf of Doctors' Committee for miner health. [BUFF - says they told locals not to let men come. Making appeal to Congress, not demand.] UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) spokesperson denies charges.
REPORTER: Hal Walker

Reasoner, Harry;
Walker, Hal

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