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Truckers / Shutdown #226663

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 12, 1973
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(Studio) Truckers begin shutdown to protest high fuel costs and low speed limits. Teamsters Union officials insist their truckers to continue working despite independents' shutdown.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Cordele, Georgia) Drivers block truck stop's pumps for 5 hrs. [Truck stop owner Lamar PERLIS - intends to cooperate with drivers' request to close truck stop 3 days.] [Trucker Frank TROY - thinks work stoppage to be widespread by a.m.]
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

(Studio) Fearing truck shutdown, several Illinois hog and cattle mkts. close.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Hall, Bruce

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