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New York City / Garbage / Labor Crisis #241068

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 02, 1975
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(Studio) New York City garbage workers still strike. Other municipal workers on slowdown protesting layoffs. Mayor Beame blames Republican-controlled state sen.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(NYC) More than 30,000 tons of garbage line streets. Despite court order, sanitation workers don't go back to work. Weather no help; flies, rats infest garbage. Health emergency could be declared. Mayor Beame says there's little he can do without state assist. [Mayor Abraham BEAME - will invoke legal sanctions against offenders.] Firemen report in ill. Police union votes no official action, but demonstrations occur. Security tight at city hall. Massive traffic jam occurs on commuter highway. Whole city in snarl.
REPORTER: Jim Kilpatrick

Kilpatrick, Jim;
Mudd, Roger

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