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Trans. Ind. / Drug Tests #552785

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 21, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: Robert Hager) Reaction to Trans. Secretary Elizabeth Dole's call for mandatory drug testing of Trans. Department employees, railroad workers, airline pilots and crews featured; details given, scenes shown. Findings of Pittsburgh grand jury investigation into drug use by pilots and of inquiry into Amtrak-Conrail train collision in Maryland recently cited as basis of proposal. [DOLE - defs. plan.] Details outlined on screen, discussed. [Air Line Pilots Association spokesperson Henry DUFFY, railroad union spokesperson Lawrence MANN, air traffic controllers association spokesperson Carl GRUNMAN - promise to fight proposal.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Hager, Robert
Duration:
00:02:20

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