Search the Archive

Memphis Strikes #55233

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 17, 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) Contd. police and firemen's strikes in Memphis noted.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Memphis, Tennessee) Update on strike situation in city given. [Billy Joe NEWTON - says Mayor Wyeth Chandler won't beat them. Notes number of people in support march; knows what Martin Luther King felt like now.] [Firemen's union president Kuhron HUDDLESTON - wants men back at work, but with dignity.] [Police union president David BAKER - asks men not to overreact if they hear depressing news in next few hrs.]
REPORTER: David Snell

Robinson, Max;
Snell, David

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.