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Hijack / Pilots Strike #223453

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 16, 1972
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(Studio) 1st air hijack occurred in 1930 in Peru. 300 skyjack attempts made since 1967. Airline Pilots' Association announces worldwide strike on Monday to demand stronger measures against hijacking.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(JFK Airport, NYC) Effect of strike to be tremendous, but some pilots won't join in. Head of United Airlines pilots declares strike unconstructive. American Airlines also hopes to be operating as usual. Two ground maintenance unions vote to support strike. Airline Pilots Intnl. Federation wants strong United Nations condemnation of hijacking; but

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:03:20

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