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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 10, 1970
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(Studio) Washington, DC judge fines railroad unions $200,000 per day if not back at work by midnight; 3 of 4 striking unions return, Railway Clerks don't.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Nixon sets priorities for railroad goods. [Transportation Secretary John VOLPE - says will keep essential goods moving.]
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) Strike hasn't hurt much yet.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Chicago, Illinois) railroad center slows some commuters and freight; 2nd and 3rd class mail backed up.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(San Francisco, California) Commuters not hurt; industry will be if strike conts.
REPORTER: Bill Kurtis

(Los Angeles, California) Agriculture traffic will suffer.
REPORTER: Bill Kurtis

(NYC) Food may spoil; other freight halt hasn't hurt yet.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Studio) Railway Clerks agree to go to work tonight.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kurtis, Bill;
Pappas, Ike;
Pierpoint, Robert;
Schakne, Robert
Duration:
00:05:00

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