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Air Travel #90498

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 24, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) Reaction of Federal Aviation Administration to Ralph Nader's plea that fired air traffic controllers be rehired due to increase delays in flight departures examined; role of computer malfunctions and airline flight increases in situation explained. [Courtesy "This Week.", Eastern president Frank BORMAN - denies increase number flights pose safety hazard.] [Courtesy "This Wk.", NADER - calls for reducing number flights and rehiring fired controllers as safety measures.] [Courtesy "This Week.", Federal Aviation Administration administration Don. ENGEN - rejects proposal to rehire fired controllers. [Controller Jack CROUSE - notes fatigue of experienced controllers.]
REPORTER: John Martin

(Studio) Borman's remarks on truth in air travel outlined, quoted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Martin, John

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