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Airlines / American Pilots Strike #171386

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 12, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Dean Reynolds) The threat of a strike by pilots for American Airlines featured; details given of preparations in related industries. [President CLINTON - says the issue has huge implications.] [Senator Kay Bailey HUTCHISON, Allied Pilots Association Captain Jim SOVICH, American Airlines Chris CHIAMES, Postal Service SPOKESMAN, BUSINESSMAN - comment on the prospects of a strike.] American's decision to cancel its Friday night international flights in anticipation of a strike mentioned.

(Studio: Peter Jennings; White House: John Donvan) The president's options for preventing a strike and the mood at the White House about taking action discussed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: Bob Jamieson) The secondary effects a strike would have examined; details given of the potential impact on the tourist industries in the Caribbean islands and south Florida and on outside contractors in fuel, food and floral businesses. [Hyatt Corporation Victor LOPEZ, WORKER, Continental Airlines Ned WALKER - comment.]

Reporter(s):
Donvan, John;
Jamieson, Bob;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Dean
Duration:
00:05:40

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