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Air Controllers / Slowdown #450602

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 01, 1970
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(Studio) Air controllers still out despite leaders return request; few back on job; delays, cancellations continue.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Oberlin, Ohio) Ohio controllers, families meet; angry at government pressure; no mood to return to work. [Air Controller Thomas DONAHUE - declares public safety major concern.] [Air Controller Robert POLI - claims system obsolete.] 1/2 controllers out.
REPORTER: Doug Drake

(Chicago, Illinois) 1/2 controllers out; airport picketed; 50% E. Coast flights canceled; working controllers fatigued; O'Hare nation's. busiest airport; snowstorm adds trouble.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs

Briggs, Fred;
Brinkley, David;
Drake, Doug

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