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Economy / Coal Strike Developments #52792

ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 27, 1978
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(Studio) Incr. of inflation rate in January, decrease of buying power reported Higher Social Security taxes noted. Coal strike details reported Settlements Friday thought perhaps not so positive as thought when Carter reported it. Dislike of contract by rank and file noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Union campaign to win rank and file ratification of contract reported Efforts filmed. Washington, DC meeting with regard to contract reported Absence of Arnold Miller noted. Criticisms of contract reported [Illinois UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) official J.B. HENRY - is unsure of ratification.] [Ohio UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) official James RUSSELL - doubts ratification.] [West Virginia UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) official James VANCE, JR. - disagrees with contract.] Final vote slated next wkend.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Peterson, Roger;
Reynolds, Frank

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