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Airline Dereg. / Ford #237548

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 08, 1975
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(Studio) President Ford asks Congress to relax rules pertaining to airlines.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Admin. plan supposed to stimulate price competition; permit airlines to pick most profitable rtes., and strengthen antitrust law. Airlines say plan would create more red tape. [Transportation Secretary William COLEMAN - says prices must stay same or go down. Must be weighed against new labor and fuel costs.]
REPORTER: Hal Walker

(No location given) [Air Transport Association spokesperson Norman PHILION - hopes Congress will find, as we do, that it'll cripple system and lead to reduction of service to medical-sized communities.]
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

(DC) If adopted, administration bill would be 1st major change in CAB's power since 1938.
REPORTER: Hal Walker

Cronkite, Walter;
Duvall, Jed;
Walker, Hal

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