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Air Traffic Controllers' Strike #518687

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 23, 1981
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(Studio) International Federal of Air Traffic Controllers Association reported failing to take definitive action in defense of United States counterparts still on strike; President Reagan's refusal to negotiate and Trans. Secretary Drew Lewis' reaffirmation of that position noted.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

(Amsterdam, The Netherlands) Failure of international organization to agree on show of support reported; implications for United States strikers considered. Films shown, Spanish air controllers quoted.
REPORTER: Fred Francis

(DC) PATCO president Robert Poli and Lewis noted both appearing on "Meet the Press". [LEWIS - says government will rebuild system.] [POLI - claims communication is established between administration and union.] [LEWIS - denies such communication.] Lewis' further remarks outlined.
REPORTER: Gene Pell

Reporter(s):
Francis, Fred;
Pauley, Jane;
Pell, Gene
Duration:
00:03:00

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