From Harllee Branch to Harry S. Truman
Letter from Civil Aeronautics Board Chairman Harllee Branch to Senator Harry S. Truman. Upon Truman's proposal of a new air route between Kansas City and New Orleans, Harllee Branch informs Truman that the Civil Aeronautics Board held a meeting to discuss the matter. Although the decision is not finalized by the board, the report completed from the hearing recommends that the Board deny the proposed air route. The complete report detailing their recommendation is attached to the letter. Reasons for their decision include population, economics, and present transportation infrastructure of the cities in question.