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Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (Washington, D.C.)


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Donald Kovacs oral history interview, March 20, 2015

Identifier: KovacsD_L2015-16
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Traci Drummond: In this interview, Kovacs initially discusses his family background and eventual enlistment into the United States Navy and service during Vietnam. He discusses his transition from military life to becoming an air traffic controller and a member of PATCO. Kovacs explains much of the early years of PATCO and his own membership in the organization leading into a leadership role. He elaborated on the conditions that led to the outbreak of the 1981 PATCO strike,...
Dates: March 20, 2015