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Truckers' Reaction / Government Meetings #24400

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 07, 1973
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(Studio) While mtgs. continue in Washington, DC between truckers and government, many truckers remain unhappy over situation and gather at truck stops to discuss further action.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Lamar, Pennsylvania) Truckers react angrily to high diesel fuel costs. [Truckers' spokesperson "COWBOY" - says truckers to decide by nightfall on whether to create blockade or to continue on truck route.]

(Studio) Some truckers' demands met; truck rigs expected to be on hwy., not across it, tomorrow.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reasoner, Harry;
Young, Bob

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