CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 30, 1972
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(Studio) UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) hold elections tomorrow.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Western Pennsylvania) Tony Boyle seeking reelection while appealing 5 year sentence for illegal political contributions. Election ordered by courts because of irregularities in previous election. [BOYLE - says UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) under attack.] Union divs. go back to 1969 when Joseph Yablonski and family murdered. (Yablonski lost election to Boyle.] 2 union officials implicated in murders. Miners For Democracy formed after murders, and Arnold Miller is its candidate. Boyle says Miller a stooge for outside interests. [MILLER - says he and running mate lifelong miners.] Miller supported by young miners and retired anthracite miners. Boyle supported by strip miners and bituminous pensioners in union. Labor Department will supervise elections.
REPORTER: Chris Kelley
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