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Air Traffic Controllers' Strike #73131

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 11, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) New students at government's air traffic control school here examined. [Mark BAXTER, Jack BALDWIN, John LASHIER - acknowledge role strike played in their jobs.] Students' curriculum outlined. [Academy superintendent Ed HARRIS - defs. school's standards.] Intensification of future training sessions mentioned.
REPORTER: Jim Hickey

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Dallas, Texas) Reporter's experience trying to fly from California to Dallas, Texas, featured. [Striker Gregg KINGERY - is encouraged by Canadian controllers' support.] [Flight attendant Pam LITTLETON - acknowledges light passenger load.] Pilots Curtis Barber and Bill Clark mentioned; various airlines involved named in report Attitude of passengers Mr. and Mrs. Tim Shite, daughter Nicole noted. [Byron COPLEY - comments on safety issue.]
REPORTER: Stephen Geer

(Studio) Tomorrow's discussion of issue and upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Geer, Stephen;
Hickey, Jim;
Robinson, Max

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