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Coal Strike Developments #53154

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 24, 1978
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(Studio) UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) mbrs.' balloting on new contract Proposal noted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Studio) Indications of close vote on contract reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Lack of information on balloting returns stated; details given concerning union reasons for silence and attempts by some unions to influence negative voting. Wire service reports of contract approval mentioned. [UMW pres. Arnold MILLER - says reports from locals indicate approval of contract by substantial margin.] Vote in Middlesborough, Kentucky, reported.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

(Cannelton, West Virginia) Report on voting in Esdale and Cannelton, West Virginia. [MINERS - cite reactions to contract.]
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Gibson, Charles;
Peterson, Roger;
Reasoner, Harry;
Reynolds, Frank

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