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Memphis / Police and Firemen's Strikes / Presley Fans #55154

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 14, 1978
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(Studio) Memphis firemen's joining city policemen in strike noted. National Guard arrest of some policemen on Sunday night for violation of curfew stated. Film shown.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(No location given) Details about police strike and arrests made of several officers. [POLICEMAN - says they are political prisoners.] [Police officer Ralph CONFER - says National Guard may provoke confrontation with police.] Additional National Guard units brought from Camp Shelby in Mississippi noted. Firemen's vote to join strike reported.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy

(Memphis, Tennessee) Earlier firemen's strike recalled; vote on settlement ends with rejection and new strike. [Police Association president David BAKER - comments on situation.] Vandalism by firemen described. Mayor Wyeth Chandler's actions stated.
REPORTER: David Snell

(Studio) Additional problems for Memphis in potential garbage workers strike and descent of Elvis Presley fans on city to commemorate 1st anniversary of his death outlined.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Murphy, Charles;
Robinson, Max;
Snell, David

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