NBC Evening News for Friday, May 29, 1981
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(Studio) Apparent contract agreement reported reached between UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) and soft coal ind.; length of current strike noted. Details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) bargaining council said approving current contract; terms of settlement outlined on screen, discussed. [UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) president Sam CHURCH - praises contract.] [UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) member Don REDMAN - comments on possible rank-and-file reaction.] Possibility of strike ending soon mentioned.
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell
(Clarksville, Pennsylvania) Reaction here to new contract and union mbrs.' activities during strike examined. [PEOPLE - list strike activities; react to new contract.] UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) president Sam Church said touring coal fields in effort to sell new contract; details given.
REPORTER: Nadine Stewart
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