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Strikes / Memphis / Northwest Airlines #500188

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 15, 1978
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(Studio) Continuing police and firemen's strikes in Memphis reported.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Memphis, Tennessee) Details about effects of both strikes given. Firemen's union sanction of their strike noted. [Striking FIREMAN - talks to nonstriker.] [NONSTRIKER - isn't saying either fire department or Mayor Wyeth Chandler are right, but is doing what's right for self.] Chandler's proposal for tax increase referendum to provide strikers' demands reported [CHANDLER - says people must have final say in expenditure of their money.] [Striking POLICEMAN - says this is just political ploy.] Strikes' interference with tourist trade during week of memorials to late Elvis Presley described.
REPORTER: Bob Jimenez

(Studio) End to Northwest Airlines pilots' strike reported.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Jimenez, Bob

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