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    IN PORTS ON THE EASTERN AND SOUTHERN COASTS OF THE UNITED STATES, CARGO HAS PILED UP, WAITING TO BE MOVED BY LONGSHOREMEN ON STRIKE FOR THE PAST THREE WEEKS.

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    Background: IN PORTS ON THE EASTERN AND SOUTHERN COASTS OF THE UNITED STATES, CARGO HAS PILED UP, WAITING TO BE MOVED BY LONGSHOREMEN ON STRIKE FOR THE PAST THREE WEEKS.

    IN NEW YORK, THE STRIKE IS COSTING ABOUT A MILLION DOLLARS A DAY.PIERS, WHICH NORMALLY EMPLOY ABOUT 28,000 MEN, ARE PRACTICALLY DESERTED.ABOUT 150 SHIPS ARE IDLE, 50 OF THEM AT ANCHOR IN NEW YORK BAY BECAUSE THERE'S NO PLACE TO DOCK THEM.CARGO IS STACKED UP IN THE RAILROAD YARDS.

    BOATS DOCKED, DOCK AREA SHOWING SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT, BOX CARS LINED UP IN RAILROAD YARD, RAILROAD CARS WITH AUTOMOBILES ABOARD, SHIPS ANCHORED OFF HARBOUR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4F8S3VL4YTZE52K8J3MAVKQL9
    Media URN:
    VLVA4F8S3VL4YTZE52K8J3MAVKQL9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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