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San Francisco Strikes #38862

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 19, 1975
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(Studio) Judge orders San Francisco police back to work after 24-hr. walkout. At 1st, strikers refused.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(San Francisco, California) Cmsnrs. refuse to give police 13% pay raise; vote 6 1/2% raise. 90% police walk out. Picketing police exchange shots with snipers. 3 arrested. Looting occurs at 2 places. [Mayor Joseph ALIOTO - says all emergency calls responded to.] Alioto meets with representatives of police officers association Most firemen at airport called in sick; considered support for police. Federal Aviation Administration says airport may be shut down. Firemen may strike. City bus and trolley drivers to walk out Thursday
REPORTER: Tom Schell

Schell, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.

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