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Youngstown, Ohio / Strike #45552

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 30, 1976
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(Studio) Fires hit Youngstown, Ohio, plagued by police and firemen's strike involving other city employees also.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Youngstown, Ohio) Fires filmed, difficulties described. No injuries. Arson suspected. Strikers demand 14% salary increase [Youngstown mayor Jack HUNTER - says excess increases would bring layoffs across board] Strikers insist strike to continue until money provided. [STRIKER - advances arguments.] Scenes of strife shown. [Black National Police Association MEMBER - gives reason for staying on the job.] Public services at standstill. Some promise to work when lives in jeopardy.
REPORTER: Robert Miller

Miller, Robert;
Smith, Howard K.

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