ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 23, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The weekly look at how the government spends taxpayers' money introduced.
(Mescuda, Illinois: Jim Williams) The new Mid-America Airport near Saint Louis, which has no airlines after being built with taxpayers' millions, featured; scenes shown of the lonely airport and empty terminal. [Bus DRIVER, county board member Joe BEHNKEN - say no one is here.] [Transportation policy specialist Robert POOLE - says the money could have been spent on other airports.] [County board chairman John BARICEVIC - defends the project.]
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