Voice cuts: James E. Wolfe; Hubert H. Humphrey
(1) Secretary of Labor W. Willard Wirtz announces that, after a month-long strike that shut down the only plant producing a special gunpowder for U.S. troops in Vietnam, the unions and the Illinois company involved have reached a tentative settlement (12/29). (2) Chief Federal Mediator William E. Simkin on the Olin-Matheson strike settlement (12/30). (3) Rep. Frank T. Bow (R-OH), the senior Republican member of the House appropriations committee, comments that the high costs of fighting in Vietnam could mean reduction in funding for “Great Society” programs and that there is no justification for supplemental appropriations (1/3). (4) Voice cuts of President Johnson praising his vice-president after Hubert Humphrey’s return from a tour of Southeast Asia, visiting Japan, the Philippines, Nationalist China, and South Korea (2 cuts, 1/3). (5) Vice President Hubert Humphrey remarks on his five-day goodwill tour of Asia, on GI morale, and understanding of Vietnam issues (1/3). (6) James E. Wolfe, chairman of the National Railway Labor Conference and the railroads' chief negotiator, comments on wage demands, calling them “capricious and frivolous” (1/3). (7) Assistant Defense Secretary Arthur Sylvester reads a statement from the Department of Defense about Marguerite Higgins, a Pulitzer Prize-winning war correspondent, who died at the age of 45 (1/3).
Westinghouse Broadcasting Company. Group W
Special events radio coverage
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sound tape reel
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Catalog Key: bcast-077104; Other: 0492-MMC
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