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Britain / Labor Problems / Social Class #28111

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 10, 1974
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(Studio) British railway board sends engineers home without pay for taking part in work slowdown. Engineers answer with mass walkout. Commuters stranded at work. Coal miners to continue slowdown.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(London, England) Fight between labor and conservative government goes deeper than money. Social barriers still exist. Coal miners react to Prime Min. Heath's refusal to raise pay Britain's class system keeps British from moving up social scale as in US. Jobs reflect position on social scale. Britisher reacts to class system.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Reporter(s):
Farmer, Don;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:03:10

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