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Hospital Strike / Southern Christian Leadership Conference / McNair #445528

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 12, 1969
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(Studio) South Carolina Governor Robert McNair, eases curfew in Charleston because of hospital strike. Southern Christian Leadership Conference holds rally.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Charleston, SC) Southern Christian Leadership Conference orgs. strike, but organized labor steals show. [UAW Walter REUTHER - says will give officers of hospital union workers $10,000.] March, led by Reverend Ralph Abernathy, incurs no trouble. McNair says strike is for impossible. Union recognition out of question; no settlement in sight. [McNAIR - says nothing can be done unless general assembly changes law.] City economy hurting. Neither of 2 hospitals likely to shut down.
REPORTER: Charles Quinn (WCIV-TV)

Huntley, Chet;
Quinn, Charles

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