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Job Discrimination / Union Protest #7278

ABC Evening News for Friday, Sep 26, 1969
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(Studio) President Nixon says construction jobs should be open to all. White construction workers stage 2nd protest.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Chicago, Illinois) Workers protest at United States Custom House where union hearings continue [WORKER - says took me 20 years to get where I am. No one should demand same amount with no experience.] [2nd WORKER - says wants everybody to go through same channels, no matter what color.] [3rd WORKER - says they've got to work their way up through the ranks.] Reverend Jesse Jackson's arrival met with slurs and boos. Tiff occurs. Few workers arrested.
REPORTER: Howard Tuckner

Smith, Howard K.;
Tuckner, Howard

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