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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 02, 1975
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(Studio) "Washington Post," crippled by press operators' strike, says out of town presses will print Friday edition.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Pressmen vandalized press equipment after their contract expired. "Post" forced to shut down. Damage set at $1 million. President Newspaper and Graphic Communications Union Local 6 said whatever happened born of frustration. "Post" calls damage sabotage. "Post" general manager Mark Meagher says talks proceeded in good faith until violence outbreak. Meagher says 6 plants to print tomorrow's 24-page paper. Equipment company representative says he'd seen damage like this in other countries due to political unrest but never in US. Reporters continue to work.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

Reporter(s):
Bradley, Ed;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:01:30

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