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    THE FIVE YEAR OLD THREAT OF A NATIONAL U.S. RAILROAD STRIKE WAS AVERTED (22 APRIL)?

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    Background: THE FIVE YEAR OLD THREAT OF A NATIONAL U.S. RAILROAD STRIKE WAS AVERTED (22 APRIL) WHEN A BARGAINING TEAM UNDER PRESIDENT LYNDON JOHNSON REACHED AGREEMENT ON THE MAJOR ISSUES. HOWEVER, THE RAILROAD TRAINMEN'S UNION OF THE NEW YORK CENTRAL RAILROAD SAID THE TERMS OF THE AGREEMENT WERE UNSATISFACTORY, AND THE UNION WOULD STRIKE THE CENTRAL AT 12.01 AM SATURDAY MORNING (25 APRIL)
    IF THE NEW YORK CENTRAL IS STRUCK, IT WILL LEAVE NEW YORK SERIOUSLY CRIPPLED AND WOULD HAVE A MAJOR EFFECT IN BOSTON, PHILADELPHIA AND CHICAGO AS WELL AS OTHER POINTS IN THE NORTHWESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL UNITED STATES.

    THE CENTRAL CARRIES A LARGE FRACTION OF NEW YORK CITY'S COMMUTERS.IT ALSO PROVIDED FREIGHT SERVICE THROUGHOUT THE AREA BETWEEN NEW YORK BOSTON AND CHICAGO AS WELL AS LONG DISTANCE PASSENGER SERVICE BETWEEN NEW YORK AND CHICAGO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9MQ98AB2E1C65IQQRT77D0AXH
    Media URN:
    VLVA9MQ98AB2E1C65IQQRT77D0AXH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
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    N/A

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