CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 05, 1978
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(Studio) UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) president Arnold Miller's statement that chances for settlement of coal strike look good for Tuesday reported Extra time needed for voting on contract and getting product back to normal noted.
REPORTER: Morton Dean
(Cabin Creek, West Virginia) Report on effect of strike on miners' lives and their attitude with regard to contract negotiations. Reporter interviews miners at Cabin Creek Coffee House; question with regard to issue of wildcat strikes. Reports from negotiations with regard to union representatives' agreement on wildcat strikes detailed. [Miner Robert HAMMACK - says companies always want to penalize miners and contract won't be ratified if this provision is in it.] [Jack BOWYER - wouldn't ratify contract with this provision.] [HAMMACK - says miners can stay out longer than companies can.]
REPORTER: Ed Rabel
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