NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 14, 1978
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(Studio) Situation in Memphis, Tennessee, with both police and firemen on strike noted. Arrests of some policemen and deployment of National Guard in city mentioned.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(No location given) Details of police strike, arrests of some policemen and National Guard activity given. [Working POLICEMAN - informs men they are under arrest.] [Police attorney Ted HANSOM - says policemen are united.] Mayor Wyeth Chandler's statements about situation reported Firemen's strike reported.
REPORTER: Bob Jimenez (WSM-TV newstape)
(Memphis, Tennessee) Firemen's labor dispute with city of Memphis and vote against settlement offer noted. Wildcat strike reported [Firemen's union official Dean TAYLOR - says union officials don't sanction strike at present.] Details about fire protection in Memphis given; National Guard action stated. [Fireman Bobby WILSON - refuses comment on court back-to-work order.] Earlier firemen's strike described.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones
(Studio) Influx of tourists into Memphis this week to commemorate 1st anniversary of Elvis Presley's death reported Upcoming Segment 3 report outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw