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Air Towers / Illinois / GAO #517300

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 11, 1981
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(Studio) General Accounting Office report citing 66 air control towers that can't be economy justified given. Possibility that Federal Aviation Administration will close towers cited.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Danville, Illinois) Tower's daily routine noted. Various flights and activity cited. [Tower chief Don LIGHT - talks about government cuts.] [Airport manager Richard FRENCH - says price too high to pay if someone killed in accident involving unmanned tower.]
REPORTER: Jim Cummins

(Studio) Danville Representative Dan. Crane reported waiting for facts.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Cummins, Jim;
Mudd, Roger

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