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Economy: Political Influence / West Virginia, Ft. Worth, Texas #133723

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 22, 1991
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Last week's report that Senator Robert Byrd had convinced the FBI to move its fingerprint processing center to his home state of West Virginia recalled. Byrd said now stating he has persuaded the Treasury Department to move 700 jobs to his state. Report introduced.

(Fort Worth: Charles Murphy) What has happened to the economy of the city of Fort Worth, Texas, now that its prominent political figure is former Representative Jim Wright, examined; scenes shown from Fort Worth. [In 1963, President John F. KENNEDY - makes speech about Fort Worth.] [President BUSH - makes speech about defense cuts.] Impact of defense cuts, including the possible closing of Carswell Air Force Base, Texas, on the city's workers detailed. [Representative Pete GEREN, WRIGHT - comment.] [Two General Dynamics WORKERS - say things would be better if Wright were in office.]

Reporter(s):
Murphy, Charles;
Sawyer, Diane
Duration:
00:03:00

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