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Air Traffic Controllers' Strike #73572

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 05, 1981
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(Studio) Impact of air traffic controllers' strike on Boy Scout jamboree noted; films shown.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(NYC) Strike's impact on airlines examined; Delta commercial heard. Econ. impact on several airlines discussed; statistics listed on screen. [Airline industry analyst Hans PLICKERT - cites loss of revenue.] Fin. impact on Midway Airlines detailed. [Midway spokesperson Steven MEYER - comments.] Possible benefits to airlines from strike considered.
REPORTER: Michael Connor

(Studio) Safety issue as it relates to strike noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) Nation's only training center for air traffic controllers examined; films shown. [Federal Aviation Administration academy superintendent Ed HARRIS - praises program.] [Uniden. INSTRUCTORS - criticize school's quality.] [Student Katherine WILSON - comments on strike.]
REPORTER: Jim Hickey

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reporter(s):
Connor, Michael;
Hickey, Jim;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:04:50

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