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Interstate Highway System #275092

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 28, 1981
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(Studio) Dwight Eisenhower's 1956 State of the Union address recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Los Angeles, California) West Virginia's deteriorating interstate system examined. [Inars JURJANS - notes road's condition.] [Mike HARE - cites extent of truck repairs.] Eisenhower's desire to emulate Adolf Hitler's successful autobahn system recalled; problems in current system discussed. [Representative James HOWARD - notes incring. need for repairs.] [Illinois transportation department spokesperson John KRAMER - comments on predicament.] Extent of system's problem outlined. [Federal highway administration Lester LAMM - comments.] Possible gasoline tax increase said being considered by President Reagan and aides.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan

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