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Hawaii / Government Employees' Strikes #260862

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 30, 1979
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(Studio) 9th day of government employees strike in Hawaii reported; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Waikiki Beach, Hawaii) Effect of strike, which incls. garbage collectors and janitors, on island's image examined; films shown. National Guard said on duty in event prison guards join strike. [STRIKER - comments.] Av. wage of govt employees here noted. Condition of public beaches reported [Tourist Barbara NIXON - comments on trash.] [Governor George ARIYOSHI - comments.] Closing of state's schools due to unsanitary conditions of toilets mentioned. [United Public Workers Union spokesperson Henry EPSTEIN - says mbrs. are prepared for long strike.] Threat of 1st ntlly. televised football game of University of Hawaii not being shown reported.
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

Cronkite, Walter;
Petersen, Barry

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