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Nonunion Coal Mines #518747

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 26, 1981
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(Studio) Current level of mbrship. in UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Springfield, Illinois) Last week's violence at construction of Kerr-McGee's nonunion mine recalled; films shown. [UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) organization John COX - explains violence.] [Kerr-McGee spokesperson James RANDOLPH - thinks people should have choice.] Percentage of Illinois coal miners belonging to UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) noted; implications of success of nonunion mines here considered. [AFL-CIO spokesperson Bill BLAND - considers it a challenge to unions.] John L. Lewis recalled.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

Briggs, Fred;
Mudd, Roger

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