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Strikes / Postal Workers / Washington, DC Transit Workers #499814

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 20, 1978
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(Studio) Continuing efforts in Washington, DC to avert national postal workers strike reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Details about talks and issues involved given. [Chief federal mediator Wayne HOROVITZ - comments on negotiations.]
REPORTER: Charles Quinn

(Studio) Reports on government and business contingency plans in event of strike.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(NYC) Mail movement at Manhattan General Post Office given as example of situation. [New York City postmaster John STRACHAN - discusses plans for mail delivery in event of strike.]
REPORTER: Richard Hunt

(DC) Govt. plan to have Army troops deliver mail in event of strike, as was done when New York City postal workers struck in 1970, detailed. Film shown. Plans for mailing Social Security checks noted.
REPORTER: Ford Rowan

(Studio) Report on wildcat transit strike in DC. Film shown.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Details about Washington, DC transit workers' strike given.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Delaney, Steve;
Hunt, Richard;
Quinn, Charles;
Rowan, Ford

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