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Garbage Strike / Southern Christian Leadership Conference / Georgia #441811

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 10, 1968
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(Studio) Reverend Ralph David Abernathy and other Southern Christian Leadership Conference leaders arrested in Atlanta where demonstrating for striking garbage collectors.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Atlanta, Georgia) Strike in 8th day. City encourages residents to bring garbage to collection points or land fills. Southern Christian Leadership Conference join strikers. [SCLC Reverend A. YOUNG - says anyone working for public not getting enough money. Ought to close down city until get it.] Strikers and civil rights leaders sit down in roads to block out-going trucks. Abernathy, Young and others arrested. All free on bond. Abernathy promises more marches.

Huntley, Chet

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