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Challenges for the Air Safety Investigator and for ISASI

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Copyright (c) 1999

Abstract: Remarks by Jim Hall, Chairman; National Transportation Safety Board before the International Society of Air Safety Investigators Boston, Massachusetts, August 24, 1999


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Publication Year:1999
Type of Material:Presentation
Language English
Issue:August 24, 1999
Place of Publication:Boston, MA
Notes:"There is more we can say about the benefits of international communication and cooperation, but I''d like to shift the focus for a moment to the media and journalism. Modern news is driven by the portability of satellite technology. Everything has become real-time, instantaneous, up-close, and often monotonously over-dramatized in continuing round-the-clock coverage. From the beginning, aviation accidents were big news. Even so, the evolution of journalism over the past fifty years is nowhere more evident than when a large commercial plane crashes. I have a few clips I think will illustrate my point nicely. I want to thank the folks at the Television News Archive at Vanderbilt University and EFX Video of Arlington, Virginia for the clips you are about to see. We will start with two older shots from the fifties and the sixties."
Subject: Vanderbilt Television News Archive -- Research Use
Online access:http://www.ntsb.gov/speeches/former/hall/jhc990824.htm
Record Number:10184
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