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ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 14, 1970
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(Studio) 40,000 Chicago drivers idle; wildcat strikes force 40,000 layoff in Detroit; some trucks fired upon. Grundy, Virginia coal mines closed.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Grundy, Virginia) Stringent law forces 70 mines closure; owners can't afford compliance; miners suffer. [Unidentified MINER - doesn't see how small mines can meet regulations.] [Virginia Senator George BARNES - says regulations will hurt US; mines can't operate under law.] [UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) local President Roy HUTCHINSON - believes most mines will stay open.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

Geer, Stephen;
Smith, Howard K.

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