mabfan (Michael A. Burstein) (mabfan) wrote,
mabfan (Michael A. Burstein)

This Day In History, 1962

Striking workers of the International Typographical Union closed nine New York City newspapers, including the Herald-Tribune, Journal American, Long Island Star Journal, Long Island Press, New York Times, Daily Mirror, and World Telegram. The strike lasted 114 days, ending on April 1, 1963. A total of 5,700,000 readers were affected by the shutdown.
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