This sounds more like police blotter material, but I’m told that around 10:30am at the NBC Delivery Gate, “a driver in a white van almost took out five WGA picketers as he sped around the corner into the gate. The strikers chased him up to the security booth, where the guard told the writers to stay back on the sidewalk. Meanwhile, the white van accelerated through NBC’s gate, snapping off the security bar. Burbank P.D. came and took the guy away.” The strikers, who alleged the driver may have been drinking, snapped some pics. Last week, a Sunset and Gower picketer, Tom Johnson, head writer for Talkshow With Spike Feresten, broke his leg when he was nearly run over.
Van vs Picketers At NBC Delivery Gate
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