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UMW Elections #20798

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 29, 1972
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(Studio) Insurgent faction of United Mine Workers holds convention in Wheeling, West Virginia. Slate of candidates to oppose organization slate with Tony Boyle selected. Talk of Joseph Yablonski, who lost 1969 election to Boyle and was murdered, prevails at convention.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Wheeling, West Virginia) UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) leaders will have to deal with more than mere rebel slate; ghost of Yablonski must also be dealt with. [Ken YABLONSKI - says but for sacrifices of Yablonski there would be no fight in 1972.] [Chip YABLONSKI - tells Miners for Democracy they cam beat organization] [UMW presidential candidate, Arnold MILLER, who suffers from black lung disease, wants miners to have say in how union is run.]
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid

Kincaid, Jim;
Reasoner, Harry

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