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Strikes / Postal Workers / Washington, DC / Philadelphia #258855

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 20, 1978
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(Studio) Continuing Washington, DC negotiations to avert postal strike noted; Postal Service Statement given.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) [Chief federal mediator Wayne HOROVITZ - comments on negotiations.] Provisions at issue listed. Postal Service preparations in event of strike, incl. Defense Department contingency plan involving troop delivery of mail, noted. [Postal Worker Union spokesperson Moe BILLER - comments on provision for troop delivery of mail.]
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

(Evanston, Illinois) Community residents' opinion of mail carrier Ed Bolin, who works in Evanston, Illinois, stated; effect of postal strike on community reported [BOLIN - describes relations with residents.] No-layoff clause issue outlined. [National Association of Letter Carriers spokesperson Bob DAHL - notes reasons for postal workers' demand that clause be kept on contract.] [BOLIN - discusses postal workers' demands; says those on his post office don't want to strike.]
REPORTER: Robert Jordan

(Studio) Report on effect on Washington, DC traffic of transit strike in city. Film shown. Agreement in municipal workers strike in Philadelphia noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Jordan, Robert;
Mudd, Roger;
Spencer, Susan

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