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Railroad / Food and Fuel / Truckers Strikes #504890

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 26, 1979
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(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

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Sternoff, Bill;
Johnson, Al

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