CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 19, 1979
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(Studio) New Orleans mayor's warning that police strike could cause cancellation of main Mardi Gras celebrations reported; early effects of strike on festival described.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(New Orleans, Louisiana) Details of strike, which might be joined by city fire fighters if their new contract not signed before old one runs out, given. [Fire department Captain Fred VILLARS - comments. Mentions Mayor Ernest Morial's statements about strike.] [Gun dealer Emmett BELLARDE - reports lack of some types of weapons due to demand for them.] Federal mediation efforts noted.
REPORTER: Sam Ford
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