WCBS 880's 50th Anniversary Takes A Look Back

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — WCBS Newsradio 880 is celebrating 50 years of covering news in New York! To commemorate, the “From The Vault” series brings you a treasure trove of archival audio.

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untitled 26 From The Vault: NYC Transit Strike In 1980

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In April of 1980, 34,000 transit workers walked off the job because of a dispute over wages. The strike would last 11 days and cost the city millions of dollars. This is a summary of our coverage and includes Rich Lamb, Lou Adler, Ben Farnsworth and Neil Busch.

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