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Rubber Workers Strike #42919

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 21, 1976
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(Studio) 70,000 striking United Rubber Workers shut down big 4 rubber mfrs.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Akron, Ohio) [Striker Larry BLAKE - says strike will hurt but will stay as long as it takes.] Management shows no sign of budging on its latest offer. Workers want cost of living clause.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

(Cleveland, Ohio) [President UniversityR.W. Peter BOMMARITO - concerned about mbrship. and why mfrs. put up such ridiculous proposals with regard to workers' equity.]
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

(Akron, Ohio) If strike conts. for weeks, auto mfrs. will run out of tires and rubber products.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

Reasoner, Harry;
Tucker, Lem

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