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Truckers' Strike #30435

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 08, 1974
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(Studio) Striking truck drivers reveal no consensus on tentative settlement. Some truckers return to hwys., but many remain on strike; violence conts. In DC, administration officials meet with President to review situation.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(White House) [Federal mediator William USERY - reports limited progress in returning truckers to hwys.] [Federal energy administration William SIMON - refuses to roll back diesel fuel prices for truckers.] [Attorney General William SAXBE - says violent acts with federal violations dealing with truckers' strike to be punished.] Washington, DC officials hope to persuade truckers to return to work before more violence and more economy injury to country occurs.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(DC) "Overdrive" magazine editor Mike Parkhurst heads truckers demonstrating against tentative settlement. PARKHURST - outlines truckers' demands.]
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

(Pennsylvania-Ohio border) Truck traffic increases slightly. [Truckers' spokesperson William HILL - says truckers must decide for themselves to accept or reject settlement.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer (WTAE-TV)

Reporter(s):
Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.;
Zimmerman, Bill
Duration:
00:06:00

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