The Vanishing Strike

The United Mine Workers expanded its four-week old strike against coal producers last week, bringing to 9,200 the number of miners who have stopped work -- a far cry from the 1950 walkout when 370,000 striking U.M.W. members crippled the nation's industries. As the chart below indicates, few strikes of any kind occur anymore.

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CAPTION: NUMBER OF U.S. STRIKES INVOLVING 1,000 WORKERS OR MORE

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