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Truckers' Strike #82929

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 04, 1983
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(Studio) Continue violence in independent truckers' strike noted.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(DC) National Guard's efforts to protect nonstriking truckers in North Carolina and Pennsylvania and authorities' similar efforts elsewhere examined; films shown. [Pennsylvania Governor Richard THORNBURGH - remains committed to combating violence.] [President REAGAN - won't yield to violence.] Firebombing of truck and office in Ohio mentioned; film shown. [Independent Truckers Association president Michael PARKHURST - claims violence would end if all truckers struck for 1 hour] [American Trucking Assns. vice president Edward KILEY - thinks Parkhurst should call off strike.] Strike's apparent lack of impact on produce industry described.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Peterson, Roger;
Robinson, Max

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