WPT Archives: 1970s

Between the Lines: The Madison Newspaper Strike

Special | 29m 14s

This 1978 documentary details the Madison newspaper strike that involved three different companies and five different unions. This report, featuring interviews with Ron McCrea, Miles McMillan and Bob Meloon, explores the complexities of the strike, caused by the introduction of automated typesetting systems and the personnel layoffs that ensued.

Aired: 02/23/78

Rating: TV-PG

Video has closed captioning.

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