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Coal Strike #277434

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 30, 1981
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(Studio) UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) rank-and-file noted deciding on new contract; statement of local pres. Cecil Roberts at last night's benefit quoted. [ROBERTS - thinks current agreement is better than the 1st.] Uncertainty of mbrs.' ratification of new contract noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Masontown, Pennsylvania) Atmosphere here with regard to new contract examined. [UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) member Bob BROWN - criticizes negotiators.] Current role of coal in United States life discussed. [Local president Dan ALBANI - comments on need for good contract.] John L. Lewis mentioned. [ALBANI - comments.]
REPORTER: David Andelman

(Studio) UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) construction workers, having separate contract, noted not yet reaching an agreement; details given.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Andelman, David;
Schieffer, Bob

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