NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 08, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Chicago, Illinois: Jim Cummins) Teachers' strikes in Chicago, Detroit, Elizabeth, New Jersey, and elsewhere and wage demands underlying disputes examined; details given, scenes shown. [STRIKERS - defense their positions.] [New Jersey union spokesperson Michael SCARPATO - comments.] American Federal of Teachers survey on average teacher's salary last year compared to other occupations listed on screen. [Governor Jim THOMPSON - explains rejecting Mayor Harold Washington's proposal.] [Union president Jacqueline VAUGHN - denies greed.] No. teachers' strikes here in past 18 years mentioned.
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