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Coal Strike Developments #52972

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 13, 1978
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(Studio) Absence of coal miners at Cabin Creek, West Virginia, mine and elsewhere in defiance of President Carter's Taft-Hartley order reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(West Virginia) Report on miners' absence in West Virginia and elsewhere. Situations in Plum Borough, Pennsylvania, Freeburg, Illinois, and Terre Haute, IN, described.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson (WTAE, KTVI and WTHR newstapes)

(Pike Cnty., Kentucky) Report on continued operation of nonunion mines in Pike Cnty., Kentucky. Miner Larry Day cited as former union miner who gave it up to become nonunion miner. [DAY - has family and they come 1st; has to take care of family and is going to work.] [UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) district president Robert CARTER - says nonunion mining hurts UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) efforts'.]
REPORTER: Bob Sirkin

(Studio) Comment on strike, coal shortage and miners' defiance of law.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reporter(s):
Peterson, Roger;
Reynolds, Frank;
Sirkin, Bob
Duration:
00:04:10

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