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Strikes / Postal Settlement / Wichita Firemen and Police #500645

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 15, 1978
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(Studio) Report on arbitrated postal settlement.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Details of mediated contract settlement for postal workers listed. [Mail Carriers Union spokesperson Lonnie JOHNSON - says members have no choice but to accept, since arbitration is binding. Is unhappy.] Possibility of incr. in postal rates noted.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine

(Studio) Firing of Wichita firemen who went on strike earlier in week and present firing of policemen who go on strike in sympathy with firemen reported.
REPORTER: John Hart

(Wichita, Kansas) Details about firemen's strike and about situation with police joining in sympathy and demanding more money given. [Police chief Richard LaMUNYON - says officers are doing what they think is right, as he is. Gets no enjoyment out of doing job.] National Guard reported on duty at fire stations.
REPORTER: Al Johnson

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Hart, John;
Johnson, Al;
Levine, Irving R.
Duration:
00:02:30

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