IV- "The Longest Day: Epilogue - The Last Lap" - Louise Kiernan - Chicago Tribune

"Oh, honey. Wasn't it awful?"

". . .The airlines and the FAA already have convened their first teleconference of the day. At his gleaming cherry conference table, Peter Salmon, who manages the control tower at O'Hare, steels himself for a harsh assessment of Monday's performance. It will take the airlines until Wednesday to sort their schedules back to normal. . ."

Description:In this Pulitzer Prize winning series, Chicago Tribune staff writers explain the mess that was Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on September 11, 2000.

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