Search the Archive

Minneapolis-St. Paul / Nurses' Strike #297893

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 05, 1984
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Minneapolis, Minnesota) Implications for national health care industry of major nurses' strike in Minneapolis-Saint Paul area examined; [Ruth SUMMAR - feels decision to strike was difficult.] Basis of nurses demands outlined. [Rose RUNDQUIST, Barb SCHRUBB - explain their positions.] Strike's impact on regional hospitals described. [DR. - anticipates long-term problems if strike conts.] [Hospital spokesperson C. Edward SCHWARTZ - cites need for hospitals to get smaller.] Cancer victim Beth Carlson's surgery, needed to reduce pain, said postponed due to strike.
REPORTER: Meredith Vieira

Rather, Dan;
Vieira, Meredith

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.