Time Clock, Aug. 16, 1954

AMERICAN AIRLINES, grounded by the strike of its 1,200 pilots (TIME, Aug. 9), struck back with a $1,250,000 damage suit against the Air Line Pilots Association, A.F.L. Strike may spread to United, but Trans World Airlines sidestepped the battle. It ordered its nonstop transcontinental flights to put down in Chicago to refuel and change pilots, thus avoid the cause of the walkout: exceeding an eight-hour limit on flying time for flight crews.

FILTERED CIGARETTES' last big holdout, American Tobacco, is giving in. It will bring out a new cellulose-tipped Herbert Tareyton, continue making...

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