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Coal Miners' Strike / West Virginia #242008

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 02, 1975
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(Studio) UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) says gradual back-to-work underway by 80,000 striking coal miners.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Winifrede, West Virginia) Miners appear at Carbon Fuel Company's mine. Wildcat pickets didn't show up. Men couldn't get selves together to return to work. Some mines reopen if pickets not there. Local unions in other states vote to reopen mines. Union owes $800,000 in fines and $100,000 to be added each day miners out. Judge K.K. Hall placed under federal protection due to strikers' threats on his life.
REPORTER: Fred Graham

Graham, Fred;
Mudd, Roger

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