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Loans to U.S. Airlines Questioned

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Loans to U.S. Airlines Questioned

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Loans to U.S. Airlines Questioned

Loans to U.S. Airlines Questioned

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With several airlines struggling to survive, there are growing questions about the federal government's role in propping up the industry. There are some who say the government, through a series of loan guarantees and grants, has allowed airlines to postpone making hard choices. Hear NPR's Jack Speer.