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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 12, 1971
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(Studio) House revives SST.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) supersonic transport supporters argue project would help employment; balance payments; be important to United States aviation. [Representative Sidney YATES - says vote organized by Representative Gerald Ford with White House backing.] [FORD - says White House helped, but vote planned by bi-partisan representatives] Senate vote on SST close. [Senator William PROXMIRE - anticipates close vote on SST.] [Senator Henry M. JACKSON - says margin will be razor thin.] Boeing not pleased with reversal because already laid workers off.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Cronkite, Walter;
Morton, Bruce

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