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Teacher Strikes #209194

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 13, 1970
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(Studio) Teacher strike cripples Los Angeles school system.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) 80-90% teachers strike; many schools closed; teachers want better pay, more education money; Los Angeles Teachers Association new, powerful, militant. [Union leader William LAMBERT - lists reasons for strike.] [Teacher Marty BIEGEL - striking for more educational materials, programs.] [School board attorney Jerry HALVERSON - says school board can't meet union demands.] [Unidentified STUDENTS - express opinions concerning strike.] School board seeks court injunction, teachers will ignore it.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Studio) Court order issued. Minneapolis schools closed by teacher strike.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry

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