CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 03, 1978
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(Studio) Mansfield, Ohio's, plight in being without firemen this week noted; report is on situation during downtown fire today.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Mansfield, Ohio) Report on firemen's strike and effects, especially of today's fire. [Mayor,Richard PORTER - recalls oath firemen swore to upon taking job. Says they've broken that and he finds it despicable.] [Public safety dir. Clayton LONG - describes feeling in trying to fight fire without being trained to do so and without proper equipment.] [Firemen's union pres. George RUSISKA - says firemen will stay at fire hall if there's major fire in city.]
REPORTER: Chris Kelley
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