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House / Common Situs Picketing #47823

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 23, 1977
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(Studio) House to vote soon on "common situs" picketing bill which would allow picketing of entire construction site, even if only one contractor being struck.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(DC) Congress has debated issue since administration of Harry Truman; today's primary debaters are Frank Thompson and John Ashbrook. Lobbyists busy also; one undecided representative is Dan Glickman. [GLICKMAN - cites conflict it has produced for him.] [US Chamber of Commerce lobbyist Argyll CAMPBELL - cites objections to AFL-CIO push for bill.] Hard lobby by business catches labor by surprise; AFL-CIO building trades boss Robert Georgine begins pushing labor view harder. [GEORGINE - says union will have to compensate for business lobby.] Tip O'Neill says labor's effort is late. Mood now may be indication right-to-work law may not come up this year
REPORTER: Don Farmer

(Studio) Ford vetoed bill last year; Carter says he'll sign.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

Farmer, Don;
Walters, Barbara

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