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Defense Department / Corruption Investigation / Bradley Fighting Vehicle #112493

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 20, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Santa Clara, California: Bill O'Reilly) Investigation into allegations that government has been overcharged by FMC Corp., mfrs. of Bradley fighting vehicle for Army, featured; details given, scenes shown of tests of vehicle. [Voice of Defense Department NARRATOR - explains damages to vehicle.] Chgs. against FMC by ex-employees detailed. [In shadow, WOMAN - discusses company's system of overpricing.] Army's changing projected costs of Bradley fighting vehicle shown in graph. [In shadow, MAN - discusses FMC's inflation of prices.] FMC documents shown. [In shadow, second MAN - says prices were excessive.] Response from FMC quoted. Army reported renewing contract with FMC.

Jennings, Peter;
O'Reilly, Bill

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