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Longshoremen's Strike #219878

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 21, 1972
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(Studio) White House estimates $1 1/2 billion trade loss due to West Coast dock strike. President Nixon asks Congress for legislation. (Oakland, Cal.) Damage to nation's economy mounts with continuing strike.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Key Biscayne, Florida) [White House Press Secretary Ron ZIEGLER - says lengthy dispute inexcusable.] [Undersecretary Labor, Laurence SILBERMAN - criticizes Congress for not acting on no-strike legislation.] (Oakland, Cal.) [Union members consider legislation unfair.]
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Studio) Longshoremen Union President Harry Bridges says legislation will not settle strike.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan

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