ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 05, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The weekly look at how the government spends taxpayers' money introduced.
(Sealy, Texas: John Martin) The mechanical problems with new Army trucks for the 21st century featured; details given of the problems with the trucks, especially with the drive shafts, which cannot tolerate highway speeds over 30 mph! [Former Army truck program manager Colonel Ken DOBECK - praises the trucks.] [Senator Tom HARKIN - says it's a mess.] [Army research and acquisitions Lieutenant General Paul KERN, Stewart and Stevenson Laroy HAMMER - offer views on responsibility for the trucks.] Cost figures cited.
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