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UMW / Strike Ends / Funeral #478737

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 01, 1974
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(Studio) 13-mo. strike over in Harlan, Kentucky. 1 piece of strike business left over.
REPORTER: Ford Rowan

(Harlan Cnty., Kentucky) Violence follows UMW. Funeral held for 1 of striking miners. [UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) President Arnold MILLER - cites abuse received by miners. They're willing to face up to job.] Contract ratified before funeral. [Harlan UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) Mickey MESSER - says will be hard to work with guns in face.] Funeral of Lawrence Jones, 23, held. [SPKR. - says sacrifice needed for victory.] 16 year old widow and child shown.
REPORTER: Rebecca Bell

Bell, Rebecca;
Rowan, Ford

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