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Postal Strike Delay #500373

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 28, 1978
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(Studio) Delay in postal strike noted. Postal Service agreement to meet with unions reported
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Postmaster General William Bolger's speech to national postmasters' meeting in DC about postal strike situation. [BOLGER - considers Postal Service bargaining already done.] Later meeting of both sides at Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service and agreement to avert walkout noted. [Chief mediator Wayne HORVITZ - outlines agreement.] [National Association of Letter Carriers spokesperson Joseph VACCA - says union has been successful in getting management back to bargaining table.]
REPORTER: Charles Quinn

(Studio) Report on concerns of those needing mail, prior to strike delay.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(NYC) Use of UPS by Marvin Kroger, sending books to customer in Kentucky, and Lisa DuPrey noted. [MAN - questions postal clerk about strike.] [CLERK - answers question.] [2nd CLERK - answers telephone caller's questions.] Preparations for strike by Army and New York City welfare office noted. Busmen.'s reactions stated, incl. mail-order salesman Donald Till. [TILL - without mail, won't get orders and won't make sales.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Overview of situation given.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert;
Quinn, Charles;
Savitch, Jessica

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