ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 13, 1982
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(Studio) Impact of Braniff airlines' bankruptcy noted.
REPORTER: Max Robinson
(Dallas, Texas) Braniff's collapse examined. [Braniff president Howard PUTNAM - praises employees.] [PASSENGER - criticizes shutdown.] Problems transferring passengers to American Airlines described. [PASSENGER - complains.] Civil Aeronautics Board hotline for consumers listed on screen. [Stewardess Sharon FINNEGAN - comments.] Company vice president quoted.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy
(NYC) Braniff's history examined; president Harding Lawrence's expansion of airline recalled. [Airline investment adviser Barry GORDON - recalls decision.] Size of Braniff's debt noted; drop in company's stock value cited. Boost given to American Airlines and others by Braniff's collapse explained.
REPORTER: Dan Cordtz
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