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United Mine Workers Strike / Harlan County, Kentucky #468404

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 26, 1973
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(Studio) United Mine Workers influential force in Harlan Cnty., Kentucky.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Harlan Cnty.,Kentucky) Strike in Harlan Cnty. designed to organize nonunion mines. Details of strike reviewed. [Eastover Coal Company president Norman YARBOROUGH - believes union isn't bargaining with coal company, but demanding.] Radical changes occur within United Mine Workers since Tony Boyle ousted and replaced by Arnold Miller. [Union organizer Tom PYSELL - believes when union wins here, unionization to be easier at other mines.] Strike costs union dearly.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

Briggs, Fred;
Chancellor, John

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