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Firemen Strike / Iowa #445668

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 02, 1969
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(Studio) Police and National Guard fill in for striking firemen in Des Moines, Iowa. No negotiations now.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Des Moines, Iowa) 320 firemen reject 5% raise. Want 15% raise to align pay with police wages. Strikers fined $100 per day for refusing to return to work. Fireman Carl Neal has 9 kids and holds 2 jobs. Wife babysits. [NEAL - cites bill obligations. Can't pay fine.]
REPORTER: Bill Lindsay

Brinkley, David;
Lindsay, Bill

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