Search the Archive

Football / NFL Strike #317709

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 23, 1987
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: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Eric Engberg) Contd. NFL (National Football League) players' strike examined; details given, scenes shown. Strikers' treatment of nonstriking players noted. [Striker Paul COFFMAN - criticizes nonstrikers.] [Owners' representative Jack DONLAN, players representative Gene UPSHAW - comment on negotiations.] [Striker Jay SCHROEDER - claims nonstrikers will have problems if they make the team after strike ends.] [United Mine Workers of America president Richard TRUMKA - explains UMW's support of striking football players.] Ford and Chrysler's concerns over purchasing commercials on strike games noted. [Chrysler Corporation vice president Bennett BIDWELL - explains company's dilemma.]

Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan

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.