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Memphis Strikes Ended #259221

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 18, 1978
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(Studio) Update on municipal strikes in Memphis.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Memphis, Tennessee) Details given about agreements on contracts by police and firemen, conflict that arose after initial agreement and negotiations to settle differences. [Memphis AFL-CIO Council spokesperson Tommy POWELL - believes contracts will be accepted.] [Memphis Chamber of Commerce spokesperson James McGEHEE - says it's fair.] [Firemen's union president Kuhron HUDDLESTON - thinks men anxious to get back to work.] [Mayor Wyeth CHANDLER - describes conflict in statements made by unions' officials and city views of contract language.] Negotiations to work out problems noted. [Union rep. John LYNCH - will pull men back off job if firemen don't go back on job Saturday morning.]

Ford, Sam;
Mudd, Roger

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