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It's Your Money (Military Project) #176475

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 12, 1998
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The weekly look at how the government spends taxpayers' money introduced.

(Washington: John Martin) The defense budget that includes aircraft not asked for examined; details given of a bill passed by Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich to get unneeded C-130 cargo planes built in Marietta, Georgia. [GINGRICH - says the military force must be strengthened.] [Air Force Chief of Staff General Michael RYAN - comments on the new planes.] [In response to a question, majority leader Senator Trent LOTT - says just one C-130 is bound for Mississippi.] [Representative David OBEY - says it is a pork project.] The billion dollar cost for unasked for C-130s noted.

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Martin, John
Duration:
00:02:30

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