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Teacher Strike / Boston #242040

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 22, 1975
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(Studio) Boston teachers strike.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Boston, Massachusetts) Strike disrupts court-ordered busing. Teachers hold rally. [President teachers union Henry ROBINSON - says must have contract; didn't want to disrupt busing.] [School committee chairperson John McDONOUGH - says will bargain with teachers in good faith and not with idea of disrupting phase II (of busing).] City demands teachers donate 3 hrs. month for after school cnsling. Disagreement also over job security and pay raise. [Elem. teacher Robbin BRENNER - says not fair that teachers considered "bad guys" with regard to desegregation because they're striking for fellow teachers and kids.]

Cronkite, Walter;
Lee, Mike

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