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TWA-Texas Air Merger #304136

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 13, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) TWA's merger with Texas Air Corporation examined. [Flight attendants union spokesperson Jane HEFFLINGER - notes Texas Air's reputation with labor.] Texas Air's acquisition of Continental Airlines and tactic used to avoid dealing with union reviewed. [University of Chicago spokesperson Edward LAZEAR - notes implications of strategy used in Continental affair.] Impact of Continental experience on striking United Airlines pilots explained. [Striking United PILOT - considers United chairperson Richard Ferris and Texas Air chairperson Frank Lorenzo leading union busters [May 28, FERRIS - cites need for cost competitive agreement with pilots.]
REPORTER: Ned Potter

Potter, Ned;
Rather, Dan

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