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FRONTLINE; Battle for Eastern Airlines, The

12/12/1988


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Battle for Eastern Airlines, The
Program Number

703

Series Description

Premiered January 1983 Since January 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's - PBS - flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature over 23 years is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. Series release date: 1/1983

Program Description

Correspondent Robert Kuttner chronicles the saga of Eastern's ongoing labor-management disputes and the behind-the-scenes struggles between Charlie Bryan, head of the machinists' union, and Texas Air's Frank Lorenzo, as well as the fate of the experiment in joint union and management ownership of Eastern under former astronaut Frank Borman.

Duration

00:57:41

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Battle for Eastern Airlines, The,” 12/12/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3DCCAB1378624D448437DCB91576658A.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Battle for Eastern Airlines, The.” 12/12/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3DCCAB1378624D448437DCB91576658A>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Battle for Eastern Airlines, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3DCCAB1378624D448437DCB91576658A
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