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House Hearing / Airlines / Hazardous Cargo #233796

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 10, 1974
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(Studio) Chairperson House Commerce Committee Harley Staggers reports congress hearing to be held with regard to hazardous cargo aboard commercial airliners. Reason for hearing reviewed.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Atlanta, Georgia) Because of improperly closed container, some airline passengers exposed to excess of radiation aboard 2 Delta flights. [Passenger Mrs. Geraldine VAUGHNS - expresses fear for unborn baby.] [Emory Univ. School of Medicine Dr. Charles HUGULEY - says radiation could be somewhat more dangerous for pregnant women.] [Airline pilots association Captain James ECKELS - insists radioactive cargo should not be allowed on airlines with passengers.] [Vice President Delta Air Lines Frank REX - says airlines bound by law to carry such dangerous cargo.]

Mudd, Roger;
Rabel, Ed

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