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New York, New York / Transit Strike #814416

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 20, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The New York City transit strike introduced; scenes shown of the mass of pedestrian traffic.

(New York: Dawn Fratangelo) The impact of the strike on New Yorkers featured; scenes shown of snarled traffic, people walking, biking & skating to work, the picket lines; details given of the battle over retirement benefits and of the potential economic impact. [Several NEW YORKERS, Baldor Specialty Foods president Michael MUZYK† – react.] [On the Brooklyn Bridge with NBC’s Lester Holt, New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG – says New York is still open for business.] [Transport Workers Union, Local 100 president Roger TOUSSAINT†- states the workers’ case.]

(Studio: Brian Williams; no location given: Ron Insana) The potential nationwide impact & long-term effect of the strike discussed.

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Fratangelo, Dawn;
Insana, Ron
Duration:
00:05:50

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