Newspapers: Settlement in New York

For a few tense days last week, it seemed that New York was fated to suffer a repetition of the 1962-63 strike that shut down the city's papers for 114 days and hastened the New York Mirror to its death. Contract negotiations that had run on since October began to run down. Even though the Newspaper Guild and four other unions had tentatively agreed to accept management's top offer of a $10.50 raise spread over two years, Bert Powers, flinty head of Local 6 of the International Typographical Union, wanted more. And the adamant boss of the "Big Six"...

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