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Air Traffic Controllers #278971

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 02, 1981
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(Studio) Possible air traffic controllers' strike beginning tomorrow reported.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(DC) [Trans. Secretary Drew LEWIS - notes President Reagan's denial of amnesty to strikers or negotiations during strike period.] [PATCO president Robert POLI - comments on beginning negotiations.] Apparent failure of negotiations so far discussed. [Federal mediator Ken. MOFFETT - acknowledges gap between ptys.] Possible legal consequences for strikers and union outlined.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Los Angeles, California) Strike threat's impact on airport here examined; films shown. [Al SCHWARTZ, Ron FISHMAN, Betty WILLIAMS - react to situation.] [Controller Chuck SHEEHAN - wants recognition.] Controllers' criticism of pilots cited. [Controller Bill GRAY - comments.]
REPORTER: Harold Dow

(Studio) Problems created by strike threat at London's Heathrow airport described; British Airways' flights to United States said booked until next week
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Dean, Morton;
Dow, Harold;
Tucker, Lem

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