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Truckers' Strike #288441

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 01, 1983
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(Studio) Violence during continuing independent truckers' strike reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Durham, North Carolina) Sniper murder of driver George Capps in North Carolina discussed; films shown. [DRIVER - describes sniper attack.] Violence elsewhere described; films shown. [Independent Truckers Association president Michael PARKHURST - condemns violence; thinks violence would subside if truckers stopped operating.] [TRUCKER - fears violence.] Safety precautions to drivers recommended by Teamsters Union noted.
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

(Chicago, Illinois) Shutdown's apparent lack of impact on produce industry examined. [TRUCKERS - comment on need to work.] [TRUCKER - explains purpose of California convoy demonstration.] Role of independent truckers in steel industry considered. [Brussels Steel American spokesperson Bud ACTMAN - notes impact of strike on his company] [Produce wholesaler Al NAGELBERG - considers RRs ineffective.]
REPORTER: Ned Potter

Hall, Bruce;
Potter, Ned;
Rather, Dan

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