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Miners' Strike / West Virginia #38968

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 25, 1975
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(Studio) 37,000 miners off job in West Virginia.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Charleston, West Virginia) Miners stage protest march. Scuffling occurs with police. They protest erosion of their rights; they resent coal companies quick use of strike-breaking injunctions. They're mad at UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) President, Arnold Miller, for refusing to back strike. [Coal miner Bruce MILLER - says they are selling us out. We'll do it ourselves.]
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid

(DC) [Arnold MILLER - says trying to solve problems. Partly coal operators fault.]
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid

(Charleston, West Virginia) Strike didn't help traffic or coal production.
REPORTER: Jim Kincaid

Reporter(s):
Kincaid, Jim;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:10

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