ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 03, 1983
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(Studio) Strike issue at Greyhound explained.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(NYC) Daily passenger load of Greyhound and strike's impact noted; films shown. [WOMAN - notes alternative route will take longer.] [WOMAN - is pleased Trailways is honoring Greyhound ticket.] Bus companies' competition from private autos and airlines graphed on screen; People Express fare compared on screen for same trip by Greyhound. [Greyhound Corporation chairperson John TEETS - claims pay cut is essential due to industry; refers to Continental Airlines bankruptcy.] [Driver Chuck HARRIS - opposes losing benefits.] Apparent emptiness in strike threat due to unemployment and co.'s primary source of profits coming from food and insurance business; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz
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