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Truckers' Strike #475453

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 06, 1974
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(Studio) Truck strike conts.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Harrington, DE) Truck driver shot and killed on DE's Highway 13. Details of Claude E. Nix's death outlined. [Detective sergeant Jackson ESHAM - says there were 2 witnesses to killing.] Truckers visibly shaken by events.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Incrd. violence occurs throughout nation. In DC, truckers send revised version of demands to White House Guarded convoys of trucks move meat across nation.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Chicago, Illinois) Danger to truckers increases as convoys move E. Mid. West packing hses. filled with meat for E., but most truckers afraid to drive farther eastern than Chicago.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

(Chicago, Illinois) Air shipments offer alternatives to truck deliveries. Incrd. costs for shipment to be passed on to consumers.
REPORTER: Peter Nolan

(Livingston, Tennessee) Local dairy farmers dump milk in front of striking truckers in gesture of frustration and despair.
REPORTER: John Chancellor (narrates)

Briggs, Fred;
Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert;
Nolan, Peter

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