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Longshoremen's Strike #462848

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 08, 1972
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(Studio) Longshoremen and shippers reach tentative settlement on West Coast dock strike.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(San Francisco, Ca.) Containerized cargo and wage problems solved. [Mediator, San KAGEL - announces International Longshoremen's Workers Union and Pacific Maritime Associationagreement on economy issues.] [International Longshoremen's Workers Union President Harry BRIDGES - will recommend ratification by union mbrship.] [Pacific Maritime AssociationPresident, Edmond FLYNN - satisfied with agreement.]

(Studio) Secretary Labor James Hodgson urges permanent solution to transportation strikes.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) [HODGSON - calls for stand-by legislation from Congress in case settlement falls through, and also permanent laws to keep transportation channels always open.]

(Studio) Senator refuses to set up permanent machinery to send strikers back to work and impose compulsory arbitration in disputes. Senator passes stand-by legislation for dock strike.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Flick, Bob

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