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Air Traffic Controllers' Strike #518964

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 09, 1981
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(Studio) Govt. noted claiming air travel is safe despite mass firing of striking air traffic controllers.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

(DC) Safety issue examined; assessment of situation by both government and union outlined. Union president Robert Poli's call for negotiations yesterday mentioned. [Courtesy CBS, "Face the Nation", Trans. Secretary Drew LEWIS - denies negotiations; doesn't think firing strikers or jailing union leaders is the answer.] Possible time involved in re-building system considered.
REPORTER: Gene Pell

Reporter(s):
Pauley, Jane;
Pell, Gene
Duration:
00:01:50

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