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Coal Strike Developments #498239

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 09, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's comments on miners' returning to work under Taft-Hartley order noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Today's dvts. leading to temporary court order for miners to go back to work detailed. UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) president Arnold Miller's meeting with Labor Secretary Marshall with regard to resumption of negotiations and Justice Department attys.' request for hearing before judge mentioned. [CARTER - believes adequate number of miners will obey law.] Arguments of Attorney General Bell, union attorney Harrison Combs, and ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) attorney Ralph Temple quoted; Judge Aubrey Robinson's ruling outlined.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

(Studio) Question of miners' return to mines noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Beckley, West Virginia) Reaction to recent dvts. by West Virginia district leaders in Beckley, West Virginia, reported Dist. officers involved here are Dennis Saunders, Harold Hayden and Fred Decker. [SAUNDERS - will abide by order.] [HAYDEN - says miners believe in cntry., but also in union and some are more upset about it than others.] [DECKER - doesn't know what will happen.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Indiana, Pennsylvania) Finleyville, Pennsylvania's, Consolidation Mines' use of company foremen to prepare mines for return of workers detailed. [Rochester and Pittsburgh Coal Company president Gilbert REMEY thinks miners would want to go back after long strike and that they'd be safe if number of them went back.]
REPORTER: Meredith Lewis

(Studio) State and local law enforcement agencies and Justice Department preparations for enforcement of law reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Briefing for United States attys. from affected states described. [S. IN US attorney Virginia Dill McCARTY - thinks miners in IN will obey court order.]
REPORTER: Carl Stern

(Studio) Thursday's planned meeting between UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) and BCOA in Washington, DC mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert;
Levine, Irving R.;
Lewis, Meredith;
Stern, Carl

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