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Airlines / American Pilots Strike #616850

NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 14, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced and statistics given.

(Fort Worth: Jim Cummins) The ongoing negotiations between American Airlines and the pilots' union that is threatening a strike at midnight featured. [Pilots union chief James SOVICH, White House Press Secretary Mike McCURRY, American Airlines John HOTARD - talk about the issues involved.] AA's advice to passengers concerning travel plans outlined. [PASSENGERS, flight attendant Mary USARY - comment on the strike.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced

(Miami: Bob Dotson) The cost of the American Airlines strike outlined; statistics given. [AA EMPLOYEES, airport BARTENDER, PASSENGERS, Marriott food services host Ed WILCOX, Hyatt Hotel Victor LOPEZ, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines Richard FAIN - talk about loss of money, inconvenience and preparation for stranded passengers.] The impact a strike would have on the Caribbean noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Cummins, Jim;
Dotson, Bob

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