NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 07, 1983
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REPORTER: John Palmer
(DC) General praise of Federal Aviation Administration administration J. Lynn Helms for his management skills, illustrated by his handling of air traffic controllers strike, noted; his response to Air Canada fire cited as well. "Wall Street Journal's" investigation into alleged pattern of business failure among Helms' private ventures examined; his role with Piper Aircraft prior to joining Reagan admin. mentioned. Details of Journal's findings outlined on screen, discussed; questions concerning his claims about education background noted. Reaction at Trans. Department, which is responsible for FAA, described.
REPORTER: Robert Hager
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