Newspapers: Stall in Three Cities

Newspaper-strike season is upon the land. Detroit's two dailies were shut down nine weeks ago over a wage dispute that shows no signs of coming to an end. For five weeks the American Newspaper Guild has been picketing Hearst's Los Angeles Herald-Examiner, but the Herald-Examiner has hired non union personnel and continues to pub lish. Annoyed by this, out-of-work union men journeyed to San Francisco, where they set up "informational" picket lines around another Hearst paper, the San Francisco Examiner. Mailers, who had been negotiating with the Examiner, promptly walked out, thus also closing the locally owned San Francisco...

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