Transport: Safety Search

"That's a lie!" yelled Assistant Director Rex Martin of the Bureau of Air Commerce, jumping to his feet one afternoon last week, his face tomato-red, before a sub-committee of the Senate Commerce Committee which is currently trying to determine the present safety conditions of U. S. commercial aviation. Along with Director Eugene Vidal and many another official, he had just heard a onetime subordinate bring to a gaudy climax five days of virtually unanimous condemnation of the Bureau of Air Commerce.

Prompted by the death last year in a TWAirwreck of Senator Bronson...

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