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Defense Costs / Efficiency Expert #201457

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 07, 1969
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(Studio) Pentagon fired civilian Efficiency Expert who disclosed Lockheed's C-5A cost overruns. Consultant John Dyment hired to take over point of work. Dyment let go when discovered he was partner in Lockheed auditing firm.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Pentagon denies dismissing Dyment for conflict of interest. [Representative William MOORHEAD - says man not fired for incompetence. Only worked 1 day. Shows how insensitive Pentagon is.] Moorhead quotes new overruns. Senator William Proxmire sets new hearings for affair.
REPORTER: David Dick

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Dick, David
Duration:
00:01:40

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