LABOR: No Peace in the Pits

As members of the strife-ridden United Mine Workers voted, last week for a president, the overriding hope was that the election would bring an end to the vicious internal bickering that has plagued the union for the past decade. Instead, the outcome of the three-way race seemed certain to aggravate the tension. The final tally will not be completed until July, but according to unofficial results, President Arnold Miller squeaked to a second five-year term with 40% of the vote. His archrival, Lee Roy Patterson, an influential member of the union's 21-member...

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