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UMW / Strike Ends / Kentucky #235979

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 29, 1974
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(Studio) UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) struck Harlan Cnty.'s Brookside Mine for 13 mos. 1st strike fatality: 23 year old coal miners who died Wednesday
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Harlan, Kentucky) Strike ends. Issue was whether Brookside workers to be representative by local union or UMW. [UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) President Arnold MILLER - says UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) wants to bring every coal miner into its contract.] Duke Power Company's subsidiary operates mine; gets no-strike commitment until new national coal contract ratified. To take 1-2 mos. to get mine back in operation.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton

Benton, Nelson;
Schieffer, Bob

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