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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 08, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter says he hopes controversy with regard to New York City's refusal to British and French to allow Concorde landing at Kennedy Airport won't become serious international incident. Refusal based on complaints of plane's noise.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) (British government film shown.) On eve of British Prime Min. James Callaghan's visit to United States, there are threats of retaliation and cooler diplomatic relations [British ministry of industry Gerald KAUFMAN - says bitterness in country is leading to demands for retaliation.] Union officials at Heathrow Airport threaten work stoppage on American planes, which could hamper tourist trade to Europe; tourist trade is major source of income to Britain and France. [Aircraft union leader MarK YOUNG - says continued refusal will probably lead to reciprocal action, since United States promised test flights to Washington, DC and New York City.] At British Aircraft Corporation plant in Bristol, reaction bitter. [MAN - Britain will retaliate.] [2nd MAN - cites reaction.] Prime Min. Callaghan says he doesn't want to start up trouble.
REPORTER: John Laurence

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Laurence, John
Duration:
00:02:50

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