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Hospital Strike / SCLC #5604

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 09, 1969
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(Studio) Southern Christian Leadership Conference leader Ralph Abernathy asks for Nixon admin's. help in hospital strike and ntnwide poor people's campaign. Sunday he'll return to Charleston for big march.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Charleston, SC) Sun's. march aimed to pressure state hospital officials. Director William McCord says he may close hospital if strike conts. Some feel McCord trying to protect union. Many vacated hospital jobs filled and some strikers back at work. [SPOKESPERSON - says we'll organization all unorg. workers in area in 1 union.] South Carolina political and business interests feel strike will open door to union for all public employees, will threaten antiunion forces, and relations of worker and employer will change.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

Farmer, Don;
Reynolds, Frank

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