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Air Controllers / Sick-Out / Trainees #450973

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 07, 1970
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(Studio) Air controller walkout conts.; psychiatrist says controllers have more pressure than any other job; many have ulcers, need psychiatric help. Cleveland medical tests say 13 healthy and must return; 19 need further tests before working.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(No location given) Federal Aviation Administration campaigning for more air traffic controller trainees; long waiting list for controller school; 1 1/2-3 years to train controller; teaching staff short, classes grueling; simulated tests 1st 9 weeks, then on job training; national problem too few controllers to train replacements; work load won't be lessened for several years
REPORTER: Jim Ruddle

Huntley, Chet;
Ruddle, Jim

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