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Railroad Strike #8676

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 10, 1970
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(Studio) 4 railroad unions strike at 12:01 a. m.; Congress orders them back at 1:00 a. m.; 3 returned; Railway Clerks fined $200,000 per day if not at work by midnight tonight.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Nixon assigns railroad freight priorities. [Transportation Secretary John VOLPE - says trying to keep essential goods moving.]
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Studio) Strike over mins. ago; Railway Clerks president Charles C.L. Dennis called it off.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.

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