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San Francisco Strikes #241530

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 19, 1975
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(Studio) San Francisco police strike conts. despite court order to return to work. Mayor Joseph Alioto says police don't have right to endanger city.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(San Francisco, California) All but high ranking officers on strike. 2 strikers injured by motorist who tried to run them down. Snipers fire at some strikers who fire back. Bd. of supervisors turns down 13% pay increase; board offers 6 1/2%. [ALIOTO - says will fire officers unless they get back to work.] No crime increases; enough police to answer calls. Firemen and city transit operators may stop work.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater (KPIX-TV)

Mudd, Roger

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