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Mid-Air Crash / Repercussions #201549

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 11, 1969
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(Studio) Report on backlash of air traffic controllers charging Federal Aviation Administration of ineffective radar, after IN mid-air crash.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(IN) September 9, 1969 film of crash shown. Details given. Controller who made charges, James Knecht, learns he's to be fired. [KNECHT - backs previous statements.] [Federal Aviation Administration Tower Chief, Duane JENNINGS - says can't put Knecht back on radar due to his opinion.] Knecht says Federal Aviation Administration infringed on his freedom of speech.

Cronkite, Walter

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