NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 17, 1977
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(Studio) Supreme Court clears way for Concorde to land at NYC's Kennedy Airport by turning down Port Authority request that landings be delayed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(NYC) Preparations for Concorde flights are underway at Kennedy. [British Airways SPOKESPERSON - notes 1st test flight will be Wednesday, regular ones to start in November] Opponents of Concorde continue to fight. [Brian LEVENSON - says if Concorde attempts to land, there'll be demonstrations such as city has never seen.] Governor Hugh Carey, who had earlier taken hard stand against plane, backs off and asks people to obey ruling. [CAREY - will uphold the law. Says only weather and Court can prevent plane's landing now.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager