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Inside La Guardia's Air Traffic Control

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Inside La Guardia's Air Traffic Control

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Inside La Guardia's Air Traffic Control

Inside La Guardia's Air Traffic Control

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GQ magazine correspondent Jeanne Marie Laskas ventured up the control tower at New York's La Guardia airport, where air traffic controllers "plug-in," making a matrix of decisions that trickle down to the hordes of passengers on thousands of daily flights. Laskas, who wrote the article "Traffic" for GQ's May 2009 issue, talks with Neal Conan.

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