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Strikes / British Firemen / Yale University / Carrillo Speech #249458

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 15, 1977
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(Studio) Problems in Britain due to fire fighters' strike noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) Report on fire fighting efforts by British military troops; fires in Belfast, North Ireland, set off by terrorist bomb and in Manchester and London cited. Aid of some regular firemen in saving people's lives noted. [London POLICEMAN - doesn't doubt people would have died in hospital fire without firemen's aid.]

(Studio) Sanctity of picket lines to supporters of organized labor noted. Despite earlier refusals by such persons as Senator George McGovern and former Israeli Prime Min. Golda Meir to cross Yale University workers' strike lines in order to make speeches, it's noted that Spanish Communist party leader Santiago Carrillo does so. Carrillo's comments with regard to labor orgs. noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Lee, Mike

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