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Train Strike #227484

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 08, 1973
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(Studio) Congress passes emergency legislation to end strike against Penn Central RR. Strike called to protest railroad job cutting. Long strike could cause major problems since freight carried to 16 states by RR.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Congress calls for 90 day cooling-off session. Bill also calls for admin. to submit plan to Congress within 45 days for preservation of essential rail services in N.E.]Penn Central can't continue without government help. [Penn Central trustee Jervis LANGDON - says overall plan needed to restore rail viability in Nebraska.] [President United Trans. Union Al CHESSER - says railroad like a welfare patient.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

(Studio) Bill will be flown to Nixon who is now in California.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce
Duration:
00:02:50

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