I’ve spent some time lately consulting with NPR’s Planet Money for an episode on the 1981 PATCO strike, when Reagan fired the air traffic controllers and changed the history of American labor for the worse. That episode is now out and you should check it out. They did a really great job on it.
The Washington Post, October 24, 1980: The executive board of the militant organization that represents the nation’s aerial traffic cops has endorsed Ronald Reagan for the presidency. Robert D.