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Braniff Collapse #523532

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 13, 1982
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(Studio) Collapse of Braniff airlines reported.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(NYC) Airline's financial problems leading to bankruptcy examined. [Braniff chairperson Howard PUTNAM - announces Judge John Flower's Chap. 11 order.] Implications of situation for Braniff's debtors noted. [PUTNAM - claims airline will revive.] Braniff's background explained; president Harding Lawrence, married to Mary Wells, recalled. Response of stock exchange to Braniff's bankruptcy filing noted; implication for consumer cited.
REPORTER: Mike Jensen

(Studio) Airlines sharing Braniff's routes said not noticing increase in business today.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Studio) Plight of Braniff employees described.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Dallas, Texas) Impact of collapse on employees examined. [Galen BURKE, Marlene MILLS - comment on immediate futures.] Employees' loyalty to Braniff in recent financial problems recalled. [PASSENGER - comments.]
REPORTER: Barbara Rowen

(Studio) Possibility that Braniff will profit from amendment tacked onto defense spending legislature today considered; details given.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Brokaw, Tom;
Jensen, Mike;
Mudd, Roger;
Rowen, Barbara

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