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Longshoremen's Strike #221900

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 08, 1972
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(Studio) Tentative settlement announced on West Coast dock strike.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Francisco, Ca.) [Mediator, Sam KAGEL - announces International Longshoremen's Workers Union and PMA agreement on economic issues. Other issues will he mediated.] Containerized cargo issue said settled. Union President Harry Bridges will recommend ratification. [BRIDGES - has nothing to say.-] [Pacific Maritime AssociationPresident Ed FLYNN - says settlement reached through voluntary means.] [Longshoremen interviewed say glad strike is over.]
REPORTER: Bill Kurtis

(Studio) Despite agreement, Labor Secretary Hodgson urged Senator to legislate compulsory arbitration and Senator complied.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kurtis, Bill

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