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Yablonski UMW Investigation #9439

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 06, 1970
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(Studio) Senate hearing on UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) Joseph Yablonski campaigner says he was blacklisted by 12 coal companies due to union activity. Karl Kafton reported 200 other workers out of work for same reason.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Miners for Democracy picket Justice Department asking government to indict union leadership [Mike TABOVICH - reports leadership of UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) belongs in jail.] [Edward MONBORNE - says men in pits need help.] Yablonski supporters predict if union leadership doesn't change, there will be increase violence in coal fields.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Cleveland grand jury looking into Yablonski murders called Silous Huddleston; he refused to testify. It was his daughter, Annette Gilly, who was indicted for plotting murders.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Donaldson, Sam;
Smith, Howard K.

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