Behavior: The Sick Skyjacker

"That poor Houston ticket clerk never had a chance," Dallas Psychiatrist David Hubbard said last week. "He defied the first rule in dealing with a paranoiac—never crowd him or move at him suddenly—and got an instant, deadly education."

Hubbard was talking about Airline Agent Stanley Hubbard,* who was killed last week attempting to stop four armed skyjackers from boarding an Eastern Airlines jet (see THE NATION). If airline employees and passengers —and Government agencies, too—are properly educated about skyjackers. Psychiatrist Hubbard believes, tragedies like the one in Houston can be avoided. Skyjackers, says...

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