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Despite his training as an aircraft mechanic from the Air Force, Hinton "Sam" Shockley was offered a job as a janitor at TWA instead of his application as a mechanic. After the Civil Rights legislation passed, he reapplied and was hired, working there during his 33-year career at TWA.

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Despite his training as an aircraft mechanic from the Air Force, Hinton "Sam" Shockley was offered a job as a janitor at TWA instead of his application as a mechanic. After the Civil Rights legislation passed, he reapplied and was hired, working there during his 33-year career at TWA.