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Hospital Strike / South Carolina #446410

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 01, 1969
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(Studio) After 3-mo. strike, workers go back to work at state hospital. Workers at 2nd hospital refuse to go back.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Charleston, SC) 70 strike at Cnty. Hospital because hospital won't rehire all strikers. Offered to take back 1/2 and place others in nearby hospitals. Won't fire replacements. [Chairperson Cnty. Council J. Mitchell GRAHAM - asks why should others be placed elsewhere when strikers haven't been working.] [Cnty. Hospital Admin. Dr. Vernon CAMPBELL - operates hospital according to Bd. of Trustees and Cnty. Council desires.] Union and Southern Christian Leadership Conference reject offer. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference spokesperson Reverend Andrew YOUNG - tells how Abernathy refuses to leave jail until all signed, and delivered.] City lost $15 million in tourist business

Huntley, Chet;
Briggs, Fred

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