Newspapers: The Printers Rise Again

Sixteen months of off-again on-again, frustrating negotiations came to an end last week as Boston's five dailies were struck and forced to shut down. The cause of the news blackout was the same culprit that struck New York papers for 114 days in 1962-63: the printers union. Not content merely to strike, some I.T.U. members appear to have hacked up 75 pages of type in the Boston Globe's composing room at a cost of $14,000 to the paper.

As usual, the intransigent I.T.U. was at odds with the rest of the newspaper unions....

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