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Eastern Agreement #81164

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 12, 1983
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(Studio) Eastern Air Lines reported reaching tentative agreement with flight attendants, canceling threat of midnight strike; details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Miami, Florida) [Flight attendants union spokesperson Patricia FINK - feels contract is at price of attendants' sacrifices.] [Eastern spokesperson Lowell HALL - announces tentative agreement.] Details of new contract outlined. [Eastern chairperson Frank BORMAN - implies company's ability to fulfill contract.] Line's loss so far this year and Borman's threatened bankruptcy recalled; issue of continuing distrust between Eastern employees and Borman considered.
REPORTER: Josh Mankiewicz

Jennings, Peter;
Mankiewicz, Josh

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