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New York City Teachers Strike #440188

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 14, 1968
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(Studio) New York City teachers strike for 3rd time. Experimental school district in Brooklyn is issue.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(NYC) Supt. of schools closed junior Mississippi Thursday because union teachers didn't get along with locally hired teachers. 7 of district principals who refused to take orders from him suspended. Teachers' union president threatens strike when superintendent said he'd reopen schools and reinstate local principals. [Union President Albert SHANKER - says Ocean Hills-Brownsville test must be deemed failure. Won't reopen schools until answer found.] Black and Puerto Rican children went to school; locally hired teachers there. [District Admin. Rhody MCCOY - says project not failure. More solid now than before.] Area residents hold rally at City Hall. Shanker says he'll hold lger. rally there Thursday
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

Reporter(s):
Huntley, Chet;
Tucker, Lem
Duration:
00:03:20

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