Collision course : Ronald Reagan, the air traffic controllers, and the strike that changed America /

"In August 1981, the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) called an illegal strike. The new president, Ronald Reagan, fired the strikers, establishing a reputation for both decisiveness and hostility to organized labor. As Joseph A. McCartin writes, the strike was the culmi...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: McCartin, Joseph Anthony.
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Getting the picture
  • The main bang
  • Pushing back
  • Wheels up
  • Confliction
  • Course correction
  • Flight ceiling
  • Turbulence
  • Down the tubes
  • Pilot error
  • Dead reckoning
  • Trading paint
  • Aluminum rain
  • Debris field
  • Black box.