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Rubber Strike #44536

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 23, 1976
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(Studio) United Rubber Worker's strike with big 4 rubber companies is in 13th week Mediation talks to resume in Washington, DC Tuesday at request of Labor Secretary W.J. Usery. Auto mfrs. not seriously affected by strike.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Akron, Ohio) May 7 film shows striker, Dave Abdallah. [ABDALLAH - can make it through strike 9-10 weeks with savings.] Current film shown. [ABDALLAH - says getting food stamps and borrowed money from parents.] Abdallah qualified to sell real estate but has not so far. [Judy ABDALLAH - tells how she tries to save money at grocery store. Most everyone uses food stamps.] [ABDALLAH - says he's for the strike.]
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

Reasoner, Harry;
Tucker, Lem

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