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New York City / Police Protest #248212

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 29, 1976
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(Studio) New York City police protest deferral of 6% wage hike.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) During Muhammad Ali-Ken Norton boxing match, police fight outside Yankee Stadium. Large protest shown. Hoodlums, pickpockets molest ticket buyers at fight. [Police commissioner Michael CODD - emphasizes necessity police do their duty.] [Mayor Abraham BEAME - notes fact other depts. have agreed to the deferral of pay increase] [Police officer Ken NcFEELEY - talks of increase] Police reject request they work extra 10 days per year; warn of wildcat strike. Film of disturbance shown.
REPORTER: Don Cladstrupp (WCBS-TV videotape)

Cronkite, Walter

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