Back Stories: NYC Sanitation Strike Makes For Stinky Situation

WCBS 880's 50th Anniversary Takes A Look Back

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — It was a stinky situation in the winter of 1968, when New York City sanitation workers went on strike for more than a week.

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Former WCBS reporter Gary Maurer covered the strike and remembers walking the streets of Queens with former Mayor John Lindsay as the garbage piled up.

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