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UMW Strike / Power Co. #233926

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 18, 1974
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(Studio) Harlan Cnty, E. Kentucky, scene of labor struggle. Miners bring case against Brookside mine, and its owner Duke Power Company, to Wall Street
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Harlan Cnty. coal miners picket in 10th month of strike against Duke Power Company's Brookside mine, march before New York Stk. Exchange. [Miner Bill DOAN - says tells buyers Duke stock risky.] Duke ranks 6th among private US power companies Company no longer gets 5% coal it needs from Brookside. [Vice President Dick PIERCE - says we are not ogres UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) paints us to be.] Ad. campaign ensues.
REPORTER: David Culhane

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Culhane, David
Duration:
00:02:10

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