Titre original : United We Fall
The printers are in negotiations with the management in an attempt to avert a strike. The talks fail and the strike starts.
Mike leads the reporters out with them and they protest outside the New York Sun building, demanding a better deal.
Mike feels that he is doing his part to help the printers but is then hit by a dilemma. He is about to get the best story he has had for a long time, but unless he can get the printers back to work another paper may scoop him on it.