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San Francisco Strikes / Alioto #241583

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 22, 1975
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(Studio) Report on sour reaction to way Mayor Joseph Alioto solved strike.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(San Francisco, California) Police and firemen return to work. Alioto enraged board of supervisors by envoking emergency powers and signing strike settlement supervisors rejected. [WOMAN - says Alioto didn't have right to do that.] [MAN - says police should have been fired.] [ALIOTO - calls it rule by charter, not fiat. Mayor good law man.] Ofrs. received 13% pay raise. Alioto says raise 9% by delaying it 3 1/2 months. Base pay of $19,000 with up to $29,000 in fringe benefits.

Dow, David;
Mudd, Roger

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