× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Protests / Indian / Traveling Salesmen #54775

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 18, 1978
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Indian protesters' meeting with Representative John Cunningham, who is sponsor of bill Indians oppose, detailed; film shown. Details of bill given, include planned closing of Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washington, DC protest of traveling salesmen about certain legislature reported Salesman Frank Zorn's participation in march noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Dayton, Ohio) Details about Zorn's business given as example of traveling salesmen's plight if proposed gasoline rationing plan is put into effect without provisions for them. [ZORN - describes business Is only asking for right to make living.] Concerns about effect of tax reform measures on salesmen detailed. [ZORN - describes his type of "3 martini lunch"] Salary of traveling apparel salesman stated; is noted that Census Bureau hasn't listed occupation as a job category since 1930. Zorn's home in Dayton, Ohio, mentioned. [ZORN - holds telephone conversation; tells other person he's in Columbus.]

Brown, Bob;
Reynolds, Frank

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.