Strikes: Deadlock in Detroit

Last July 13, Freeman Frazee doffed thefolded paper cap that identifies the newspaper pressman and walked off his job at the Detroit Free Press. Since Frazee is president of the Detroit printing pressmen's union, he was followed by all his men, and at both the Free Press and the city's other paper, the evening News, the presses ground to a stop—silenced by Detroit's ninth newspaper strike since 1955. By last week, as the strike entered its seventh week, all Detroit was beginning to wonder whether "Smoky" Frazee could ever be talked back into his pressman's...

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