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New York City School Strike / Conflict #440788

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 21, 1968
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(Studio) New York City teachers back at work. New York trustee in overall charge of experimental Brooklyn district. Report on parent-teacher confrontation.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(NYC) 40 community residents refuse to let union teachers enter school. [Union teacher Fred NAUMAN - says youth threw punch and chairs at him Wednesday Youth brought assault charges on him. He blocked punch.] 3 non-union teachers leave school. To be tried on charges of harassing union teachers. Demonstrators leave as more police arrive. 1 woman dragged from building shouting. Teachers enter building Nauman reports to trustee for hearing. [Union President Albert SHANKER - acting with restraint. Hope for compliance with agreement. Assume strike to be averted.] Incident surprising because nothing happened Wednesday when teachers returned to work. Some in community won't accept agreement.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

Huntley, Chet;
Tucker, Lem

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