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Truckers' Strike #30394

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 06, 1974
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(Studio) Truckers' strike causes widespread unemployment and shortages. Talks between government and truckers continue in DC.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Truckers' representatives meet with Pennsylvania Governor Milton Shapp and Nixon's labor aide Usery. Truckers' plan for ending strike goes to White House [SHAPP - asks everyone to help prevent violence.] [Truckers' spokesperson William HALL - hopes public understands reasons for strike.] ABC's Tom Jarriel reports language of new proposal causes snag in talks.
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

(Studio) Trucker's strike causes widespread violence; 1 driver shot in DE.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Seaford, DE) Details of shooting outlined; Claude E. Nix was victim of violence. FBI and state police join in massive search for killers.
REPORTER: Elisabeth Coleman

(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) Most truckers supporting strike remain at home. [Striking trucker Joe MINICH - doesn't think government can continue to ignore truckers' demands. Washington, DC solutions are too little and too late.] [Ralph DEAN - insists government must take action; truckers can't move.] Asked about violence. [MINICH - says truckers would like to stop violence and strike.] [DEAN - says truckers aren't in financial position to continue driving. Truckers on verge of economy collapse.]
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs

Reporter(s):
Coleman, Elisabeth;
Dobbs, Greg;
Geer, Stephen;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:05:50

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