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Railroad Strike #259774

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 29, 1978
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(Studio) Contd. railroad strike and efforts at negotiating settlement reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Details of court appearance by ptys. in strike negotiations before Judge Aubrey Robinson, after failure to agree on terms during talks at Labor Department given. Use of railroad Labor Act noted. Attorney John Clark's request concerning protection of workers and judge's ruling in case stated.
REPORTER: Bill Plante Artist: Arthur Lein

(Studio) Derailment of Norfolk and Western railroad cars near Bluefield, West Virginia, and company's charge that it was sabotage noted. Spread of effects of strike from Midwest to New England and west coast reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Effect of railroad strike in West noted. Situation at Ford Motors plant in Pico Rivera, California, holdup in coal shipments from Rocky Mt states through Denver and little effect of strike on California agriculture market because of usu. shipment by truck stated.
REPORTER: Harold Dow

(Chicago, Illinois) Details given on effect of strike in Midwest. Situations in Chicago at General Mills plant, in Minneapolis at Pillsbury plant, in Omaha at Conagra, Incorporated plant, at Ford Motors assembly plant in Chicago and for upcoming harvests described. Outlook examined.
REPORTER: Jackie Casselberry

Casselberry, Jackie;
Cronkite, Walter;
Dow, Harold;
Plante, Bill

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