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Coal Strike Developments #256811

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 12, 1978
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(Studio) Some apparent progress in coal talks in Washington, DC reported.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(DC) Details of negotiations given. [Coal operators' spokesperson Nick CAMICIA (Central Intelligence Agency) - cites reasons for desire of both sides to keep national negotiations going, instead of local talks.] [UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) president Arnold MILLER - says operators understand more about miners' demands now.] Upcoming beginning of Taft-Hartley order noted.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(Studio) Report on mtgs. by those recing. back-to-work order in coal fields in West Virginia.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Marmet, West Virginia) Mtg. of Marmet, West Virginia, miners noted. [Julian MORRIS - won't go back till strike settled fairly.] [MAN - says it's hard decision whether or not to go back.] [Bob CORNS - wasn't hard for him to decide; won't go back.] [Robert MORRIS - won't say what his decision is.]
REPORTER: Ed Rabel

(Studio) Preparations by some state officials for expected violence if some miners return to work and others don't reported.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Evansville, IN) IN National Guard practices for possible calls to action in coal fields described. [Lieutenant Mike PIGGOT - says guardsmen not available for encounters with people, but to back up state police if needed.] [sergeant Chuck STONEHILL - thinks troops ready, but doesn't anticipate trouble.] [Lieutenant Doug. WARNECKE - doesn't think guard will be needed.]
REPORTER: Bob Faw

Reporter(s):
Dean, Morton;
Faw, Bob;
Rabel, Ed;
Serafin, Barry
Duration:
00:05:40

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