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Firemen's Strike / Kansas City #480186

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 06, 1975
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(Studio) Federal mediator calls meeting Tuesday to settle firemen's strike in Kansas City, Missouri. Firemen want same pay as police. Mayor Charles Wheeler Junior fires 59 firemen.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Kansas City, Missouri) Union meeting held. [Firefighters' Union Captain Robert BLACK - says we'll wear them all out, incling. Mayor Wheeler.] [International Firefighters' Association Dan. EBERHARD - says mayor desires press confs. to do his theatrics.] 17 fires broke out during night. Picketing occurs outside city hall. Wheeler goes ahead with plans to hire new firemen. 1 yr. old boy burned in fire; neighbors rescued him before makeshift fire department arrives.
REPORTER: Rebecca Bell

Bell, Rebecca;
Chancellor, John

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