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Other News: AT&T Strike / Prison Break / Bilingual Teaching / Derailment #54669

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 11, 1978
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(Studio) Reports with regard to walkout by American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) employees from Nashville to Kansas City in protest of suspension of 9 workers in Nashville for refusing to cross picket line during wkend.; prison break in Toronto and Saint Vincent DePaul Penitentiary; results of study in California with regard to bilingual teaching; and contd. efforts to clean up after train derailment at Conyers, Georgia, near Atlanta. Film of American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) strike shown.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Conyers, Georgia) Details given of Georgia railroad train's derailment and evacuation of nearby town due to propane gas and alcohol leakage. Chgs. of track disrepair outlined. [RR spokesperson Raymond BULLARD - notes recent favorable track inspection.] [Deputy county sheriff Roland VAUGHN - thinks tracks looked as if they could use work.] Concern about safety of nation's RR's noted.
REPORTER: Bob Sirkin

(Studio) Federal probe of derailment mentioned.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Robinson, Max;
Sirkin, Bob

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