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New York City School Strike #441860

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 12, 1968
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(Studio) New York City public schools reopen Weds., but peace short-lived. History of dispute cited.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(NYC) Parents and community residents refuse to let teachers into junior Mississippi 271. Police move in. The local governing board voted to take teachers back Tuesday, but claimed it was powerless since community didn't want them. Teachers enter but not allowed to teach. Union says board broke agreement and another strike called. [Local Bd. Reverend C. Herbert OLIVER - says won't be resolution as long as we're falsely accused of firing people. Didn't renege on agreement because we didn't make it.] [Union President Albert SHANKER - says should get nasty with those crossing our picket lines. So far, 2 days in school and 2 days out.]
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

Huntley, Chet;
Tucker, Lem

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