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Air Traffic Controllers' Strike #73172

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 13, 1981
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(Studio) President Reagan's position on continuing air traffic controllers' strike recalled; ominous implications for striking controllers said coming from Portuguese controllers and from international air traffic controllers' organization; details given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Amsterdam, The Netherlands) Trans-Atlantic air travel's apparent return to normalcy noted; decision reached by International Air Controllers Fed. outlined. [Federal spokesperson Harri HENSCHLER - notes decision rests with pilots and airlines.]
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs

(DC) PATCO president Robert Poli's response to international controllers' stance noted. [POLI - comments on organization's telegram to President Reagan; denies union is intimidated.] Union's financial situation described.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

Dobbs, Greg;
Gregory, Bettina;
Reynolds, Frank

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