× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Hijacking / Pilots Strike #464604

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 16, 1972
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) In NYC, Intnl. Federation of Air Line Pilots Assns. asks members to call worldwide strike for 1 day as hijacking protest. In Washington, DC officials of Airline Pilots Association agree to go along with strike. Not certain how widespread strike will he.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(D) (Captain John O'DONNELL - deplores intnl. inactivity on hijacking of airplanes.] United States airlines go to court to try to stop strike. [Stuart TIPTON, airlines spokesman - says airlines and pilots have no differences on objectives.]
REPORTER: Peter Hackes

(Studio) Between 1930 and 1961 there were 14 skyjackings. Since 1961 there have been 133.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Hackes, Peter

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.