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Railroad Strike #285975

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 20, 1982
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(Studio) President Reagan reported asking Congress to halt railroad strike; unsuccessful negotiations today mentioned. Details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) Strike's impact on commuters described. [COMMUTER - regrets situation.] Strike's impact on ntnwide. passenger service by Amtrak noted; strike's threat to nation's economy explained. [Burlington Northern railroad spokesperson Jim HAGLE - notes concentration on high priority regions.] Long-range impact of strike on economy considered. [Grain company exec. Don OMAN - considers effect on grain industry of extended strike.] Possible end to strike noted.
REPORTER: Frank Currier

Currier, Frank;
Rather, Dan

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