NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 26, 1979
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(Studio) Priority basis granted RRs in hauling food and fuel reported Details given of order coming from Interstate Commerce Cmsn., resulting from truckers strikes.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(No location given) Torching of trucks near Worcester, Massachusetts, reported; films shown. Long Island, New York, expressway convoy and Houston strike detailed. Films shown.
REPORTER: Al Johnson (WBZ-TV newsfilm)
(Studio) Impact of truckers protests on food industry noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Salinas, California) Effect of strike on Salinas Valley agriculture examined. [MAN - notes lack of trucks.] [Produce shipper Al NAVAROLI - comments on truck rates.] Prices in eastern and west mkts. cited.
REPORTER: Bill Sternoff