In the late 60's and early 70's as many as one jet was hijacked per week, author Brendan Koerner says. (Martin Barraud / OJO Images)
Forty years ago, air travel was a much different experience. It meant fancy meals, lax ticketing policies, and virtually no security. And despite what the advertisements claimed, they weren't always friendly skies. In the late 60's and early 70's as many as one jet was hijacked per week.
Author Brendan Koerner looks back at this era in his new book called: "The Skies Belong To Us -- Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking." He was in our New York studio.
This segment was produced by The Current's Liz Hoath.
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