ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 25, 1996
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) The weekly look at how the government spends taxpayers' money introduced.
(Washington: John Martin) The cost to taxpayers of the experimental engine for surface ships that experts have deemed would never be cost effective examined; letter from Atlantic fleet commander Admiral William Flanagan stating that the engine would be out-of-date quoted. The project said to be a favorite of influential Pennsylvania Congressmen, Senator Arlen Specter and Representative John Murtha, while Westinghouse had ties with Pentagon official River Noel Longuemare, who signed the agreement with Britain to build the engine.
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