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Virginia / Coal Miners Strike #326890

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 10, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Appalachian coal miners reported striking; details given, scenes shown. Report introduced.

(Carbo, Virginia: Bob Faw) Union war in Carbo, Virginia, discussed; details given, scenes shown. [Coal miners Freeman ARTRIP, Jackie STUMP - comment on strike.] Violent behavior of strikers noted. [MAN - says he's been attacked for going to work.] [Pittston Coal Group president Michael ODOM - comments.] Union's reasons for striking given. [Miner's wife Nancy JACKSON - says her husband won't work on Sunday] [Car dealer Fred JOHNSON - comments.] [Russell Cnty. prosecutor Dennis JONES - says strike is dividing families.]

Rather, Dan;
Faw, Bob

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