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Callaghan Visit / Concorde #251347

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 09, 1977
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(Studio) British Prime Min. James Callaghan arrives at Dulles Airport via Concorde jet. 1 topic of talks with President Carter will be refusal of landing permission for supersonic transport at NYC's Kennedy Airport. Many in Kennedy Airport area object to permission being given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) French citizens send petitions to citizens in areas around airport asking for agreement to land Concorde. [Jean GOLDMAN - value of homes will decrease; cites example of noise factor with plane flying overhead.] [Queens Borough president Don. MANES - believes citizens would take definite action if supersonic transport allowed to land.] [Anti-supersonic transport leader Carol BURMAN - won t be able to hold people back if Port Authority allows tests.] After meeting between British and French representatives and New York-New Jersey Port Authority this afternoon, Port Authority says decision at least 1 month away.
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

Reporter(s):
Kladstrup, Don;
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:02:30

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