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Grain Sales / Meany / Longshoremen #38835

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 18, 1975
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(Studio) AFL-CIO president George Meany says United States maritime unions would refuse to load ships with grain for USSR until assured shippers or anyone won't be hurt by sale.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Longshoremen president, Thomas Gleason, calls meeting of maritime chiefs; Meany there later. [MEANY - says will cost Americans billions in name of detente. For. policy too important to be left to Secretary of State; shouldn't be behind closed doors. We'll talk to proper people at proper time.] Boycott doesn't affect grain sold before July 1.
REPORTER: David Garcia

Garcia, David;
Smith, Howard K.

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