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Hospital Strike / SCLC #4965

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 29, 1969
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(Studio) Efforts continue to keep disorders minimal during hospital strike aided by SCLC.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Charleston, SC) Some would like strike to become battleground of violence, but leaders keep blacks and whites in check. Police Chief John Conroy keeps police and troops in line. Police stopped march last night. During march through old section of Charleston, Conroy was accommodating, if not sympathetic. [CONROY - says nothing wrong with walking on sidewalk as long as you don't block it.] 25 juveniles arrested during march near major hotel. After King's death, Congress for Racial Equality leader said nonviolence tactics dead. Coretta King coming to make sure nonviolence tactics continue.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Farmer, Don;
Smith, Howard K.

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