NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 14, 1978
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(Studio) Tentative agreement reached between union and coal operators in coal strike negotiations reported.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(DC) [Pittston Coal Company spokesperson Nicholas CAMICIA (Central Intelligence Agency) - thinks agreement good for all concerned.] [UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) president Arnold MILLER - agrees.] Details of new contract listed.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine
(West Virginia) Report on reaction of people in mining town of Cedar Grove, West Virginia, on hearing of new contract proposal. [T and B Department Store owner Patsy GAGICH - cites reaction.] [Miner Pete GAGICH - says operators will have to meet most of miners' demands to get contract.] [MINER - cites reaction.] [Charles HAROLD - cites reaction.] Randy Harold mentioned. [Miner's wife Carol KREMEENS - cites reaction.] Miners' desire to know more about contract and about fellows' thoughts on it noted. Pickets' actions at Keystone, West Virginia, mine reported
REPORTER: Robert Hager
(Studio) Is noted that coal strike is one of longest strikes in American history.
REPORTER: John Chancellor