Time Clock: Feb. 24, 1961

FLIGHT-ENGINEER STRIKE grounded hundreds of U.S. airline passengers. Though airlines hoped to get engineers back to work under 60-day Presidential mediation plan, strike is only first trouble for carriers as result of showdown fight between 3,500 engineers' union and Air Lines Pilot Association. National Mediation Board ordered engineers to merge with pilots' union, which engineers fear will cost them jobs.

AMERICAN-STYLE motels will be built on the comfortless, two-lane highways that link Moscow with Minsk and Warsaw. Previous Soviet attempts at motels have been tent-and-cottage camps.

WESTERN RAIL FIGHT for control of Western Pacific (TIME, Feb. 17) will involve the Denver & Rio...

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