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Coal Strike Developments #256846

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 14, 1978
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(Studio) Tentative agreement reached between coal operators and union representatives in DC reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details of negotiators' meeting given. [Chief coal operators negotiator Nick CAMICIA (Central Intelligence Agency) - thinks agreement is good for both sides and will get coal moving again.] [UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) president Arnold MILLER - agrees.] Rptd. changes in new contract from most recent, rejected contract listed. Justice Department exercise of restraint in enforcing Taft-Hartley order, in light of new contract proposal, reported
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(Studio) Mixed reaction to new proposal from miners noted. Reports of scattered violence in Pennsylvania coal fields and arrest for picketing in West Virginia mentioned.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Serafin, Barry

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