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President / Commercial Flight #24282

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 27, 1973
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(Studio) President unexpectedly flew to White House on commercial flight last night.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Los Angeles, California) Most passengers extremely surprised to see Nixon on flight. Security tight. [Captain Robert WAYT - explains security measures used for President and 1st family's flight.] Passengers react to President' surprise appearance on plane.
REPORTER: Dick Shoemaker

(Studio) Federal Aviation Administration criticizes President' use of commercial airline. Federal Aviation Administration administration Alexander Butterfield expresses dismay. Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler insists Secret Service approved flight.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Reasoner, Harry;
Shoemaker, Dick

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