Strikes: 15th Week in Detroit

Detroit has had nine newspaper strikes in nine years, but never before has a shutdown lasted longer than the one that muffled the News and the Free Press 15 weeks ago. And never before has the prospect of settlement looked bleaker. Except for minor concessions, the two sides remained just as far apart as they were when Freeman Frazee, president of the Detroit printing pressmen's union, led his men off both papers-an exodus joined by one other union, the paper and plate handlers. "Smoky" Frazee has clung stubbornly to his demands, which include premium pay for pressmen working Saturdays....

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