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Coal Strike / Effects #250188

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Dec 04, 1977
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(Studio) Return of UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) president Arnold Miller to negotiations attempting to avert coal strike by Tuesday noted; near certainty of strike cited. Stockpiles of coal by utilities and other companies depending on it, and effect of strike on them reported.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Atlanta, Georgia) Report on stockpiling done by The Southern Company, which owns Georgia Power and other utility companies in South states. Amt. of coal at Plant Bowen, near Atlanta, noted. [southern spokesperson James LUDWIG - says they have enough to run systems something over 4 mos. and that they can get more coal from nonunion mines during strikes.] Effect of situation on General Motors Corporation assembly line plant at Doraville, Georgia, cited.
REPORTER: Martha Teichner

Dean, Morton;
Teichner, Martha

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