ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 11, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Bettina Gregory) Air traffic controllers' vote to form new union, National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA), featured; background to profession's slump following President Reagan's mass firing of striking controllers reviewed. [NATCA spokesperson John THORNTON - wants constructive rel. with FAA.] New union said affiliated with AFL-CIO. [AFL-CIO spokesperson Ken YOUNG - praises today's election] [Controller Lee RILEY - notes lack of necessary number controllers and its relationship to stress.] [Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson John RYAN - hopes for cooperative relationship with NATCA.]
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