CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 30, 1969
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(Studio) Witness tells Senate hearing on defense spending that shipbleaders file over $1 billion worth of claims for extra money on Navy contracts.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Civilian Chief of Navy Procurement, Gordon Rule, tells Senator William Proxmire's committee some of trouble due to military tradition. [RULE - says money would be saved if civilians handled it for military Mil. underlings give in to superiors over funds; civilians wouldn't have to.] [Senator PROXMIRE - says matter of wrong agency doing procuring.] Rule also cites changes in ship-building industry
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
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