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Strikes / Cannery Workers / Coal Miners / West Virginia #247152

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 27, 1976
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(Studio) Federal mediators say strike by California cannery workers is tentatively settled. UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) President Arnold Miller calls on miners to stop wildcat strike. Mines in West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and Virginia closed.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Boone Cnty., West Virginia) Silent Boone Cnty. mines noted. [Mbr. UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) executive board Vernon MASSEY - says at a standstill in sub-district 2.] [President UMW local 1460 Reed JOHNSON - can't ask men to work under unsafe conditions.] Issue is whether federal courts should decide coal mine disputes. Major source of West Virginia income is coal.
REPORTER: David Dick

Dick, David;
Mudd, Roger

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