The Press: No Common Ground

The antagonists in New York's newspaper strike resumed their places across the bargaining table last week, but about all that was traded was hostile words. "They are not going to put out a paper until they start to negotiate, and they haven't started," said Bertram A. Powers, president of New York Local 6 of the International Typographical Union, which by striking four papers Dec. 7 shut down all nine New York City dailies. Said Amory Bradford, chief spokesman for the Publishers Association of New York: "Their list of demands is totally unacceptable. We...

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