The Press: With the Teamsters' Help

The stakes were high. When the local unit of the American Newspaper Guild struck last month against the Philadelphia Inquirer of Walter Annenberg's Triangle Publications, the newsmen's union was fighting for survival in the city. With the Bulletin unorganized and a suspended contract at the Daily News, the Inquirer was the Guild's last stronghold in Philadelphia.

But under the pressures of the strike. Guild members were soon fighting one another. Some 15% of the membership on the Inquirer drifted back to work. Helped by a strike of the Teamsters (TIME, June 23) that bottled up the Inquirer's distribution, the Guild grimly put...

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