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Air Traffic Controllers / Strike Threat #277855

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 21, 1981
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(Studio) Atmosphere at La Guardia airport due to threat of air traffic controllers strike noted. Films shown.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(O'Hare International Airport, Illinois) Conditions here in response to strike threat examined; United Airlines' assessment of situation outlined. [Passengers Tom OGDEN, Frank BROWN - comment on controllers' demands.] Strike's impact on long and short range flights explained. [United spokesperson Joe HOPKINS - estimates cost of strike.]
REPORTER: Ned Potter

(DC) Situation at National Airport here examined. [Debbie WEINER, Kent ROBINSON - react to possible strike.] Threat's impact on Greyhound and Amtrak outlined.
REPORTER: Rita Flynn

Dean, Morton;
Flynn, Rita;
Potter, Ned

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