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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 25, 1971
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(Studio) State Department confirms report Japanese firm offered to buy United States Govt. SST assets; Senator Muskie intros. bill to use $100 million of money saved, in defeat of funds for SST, for mass transit and aviation safety.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Gardena, California) Metal Resources Company in trouble as result of Seri. cutoff of supersonic transport funds; made titanium braces for supersonic transport wings. [Company owner George MORTON - says disappointed invested $2 1/2-3 million in shop; without supersonic transport not much work.] 200 of 400 workers may be laid off. [Engineer Walter THOMAS - says started work 6 weeks ago, anticipated supersonic transport workload increase, now who knows?] [Lathe operator Henry McKAY - says can do nothing else.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry

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