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British Coal Miners' Strike #462492

NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 18, 1972
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(Studio) British Coal Miners' Union refuses government offer of 17% pay increase authorized by Court of Inquiry. P. Min. Heath summons leaders of Union, coal bd., and government for emergency meeting
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(London, England) Some Department stores shut doors during power cuts to discourage shoplifting.
REPORTER: Ray Scherer

(Dawdon, England) In North England coal fields, miners expressed mixed reaction for coal settlement. [Some miners have just realized how important they are and want to push for a better deal than "pretty good" one offered.]
REPORTER: George Montgomery

Montgomery, George;
Scherer, Ray;
Utley, Garrick

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