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NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 29, 2016
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(Studio: Thomas Roberts) Report introduced.

(Oakland: Josh Mankiewicz) A bridge-building project in California that outsourced jobs & went billions over the construction estimates examined; scenes shown of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge damaged in the '89 earthquake; details given about the politics, costs & delays. [UC Berkeley professor Karen TRAPENBERG -FRICK††- says the tower was not essential.] [California state senate investigator Roland De WOLK††- comments on bridge cost & using Chinese workers.] [Metropolitan Transportation Csmn. Steve HEMINGER†- talks about the bridge.]

Roberts, Thomas;
Mankiewicz, Josh

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