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Labor Day #279766

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 07, 1981
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(Studio) President Reagan reported not invited to participate in NYC's Labor Day parade.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Details of city's parade examined; films shown. Participation of striking PATCO members noted. [PATCO president Robert POLI - denies secret negotiations with government with regard to air traffic controllers' strike.] AFL-CIO pres. Lane Kirkland reported announcing union lobbying against United States sale of AWACS to Saudi Arabia. [KIRKLAND - comments on issue; declines to describe President Reagan.]
REPORTER: Steve Young

(NYC) Reagan's announcement of federal funds for renewal project on Manhattan's west side during his Gracie Mansion visit reported; films shown. [REAGAN - hopes for labor-government unity next year] Govt.'s claim with regard to Westway project providing jobs outlined. [REAGAN - continues speech.] Fin. aspects of project detailed. [Mayor Edward KOCH - accepts federal payment for project.] Pol. debts Reagan paid off today discussed.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Reporter(s):
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan;
Young, Steve
Duration:
00:04:50

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