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Memphis / Strike / Arson #54963

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 03, 1978
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(Studio) Memphis, Tennessee, fires and striking firemen reported.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Memphis, Tennessee) Film of fires shown. Action of National Guard noted. 400 fire calls reported Arrest of 2 firemen for arson noted. Firemen said accused of setting most fires and sabotaging fire equipment. City request that court order firemen back to work and actions with regard to negotiations reported.
REPORTER: Royal Kennedy

(Studio) Firemen said to have agreed to end strike while negotiating.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

*Error in year numeral on tape.

Kennedy, Royal;
Reasoner, Harry

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