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ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 25, 1978
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(Studio) Report on baseball major league umpires strike; effect on game in Montreal [sic] reported.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(NYC) Details given about strike of both National and American League umpires and refusals of both leagues to negotiate with umpires unless National Labor Relations Board so rules. Leagues' statements from New York City outlined. Baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn's statements quoted.

(Studio) Air Canada shutdown due to ground crew strike reported Possibility for postal strike noted.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(DC) Details of postal workers' contract negotiated in July and rejection of it by Letter Carriers Union and unions representative sorters and handlers noted. [Mail handler Isaac HUMPHRIES - says contract doesn't help them financially.] Outlook for new contract talks and potential strike described.
REPORTER: George Strait

Brown, Bob;
Robinson, Max;
Strait, George

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