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London / Strike Violence / Police and Arms #249774

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 07, 1977
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(Studio) Report on clash between police and strikers at Grunwick Film Processing plant. Scotland Yard and strike leader's reports of injuries noted. (Film shown.) Changes in London policeman's long-time association with nonviolence cited.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) Long tradition of most British police not carrying or being trained in weapons and present controversy described over whether or not they should. [Police union spokesperson James JARDINE - says they've suffered long enough and should be protected as other police forces are.] Recent situation of policeman Clive Mayberry noted. [MAYBERRY - is happy not to carry gun, unless going into situation where opposition will be armed.]

Cronkite, Walter;
Lee, Mike

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