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President / Commercial Airline Flight #226900

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 27, 1973
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(Studio) President' decision to fly on commercial flight to California becomes controversial. News media complains; Federal Aviation Administration administration Alexander Butterfield dismayed.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Los Angeles, California) President' actions come as surprise. Nixon secluded at White House although President chatted with passengers during commercial flight. Passengers describe flight with Nixon. [United pilot Captain Robert WAYT - recalls conversation with President]
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

(Studio) President flew United Airlines. Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler says flight friendly.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Wagner, Richard
Duration:
00:02:30

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