"The songs were beginning to reflect the turbulence in America," said White, who wrote 2016's "Motown: The Sound of America" with Barney Ales, former company executive vice president and general manager. "Motown was willing to address those difficult topics more in '68 - producers, songwriters, artists. That was a consequence of the political and cultural upheavals happening in America."
"We need to do things different," said Adam White, a pilot and government liaison for the Alaska Airmen Association. "There's no argument there. I'm just a little concerned that general aviation is going to be boxed out of the decision-making process."