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1986 Budget / Amtrak #303994

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 06, 1985
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(Studio) OMB director David Stockman's push for elimination of federal subsidies for Amtrak in 1986 budget noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Glenwood Springs, Colorado) Amtrak system, pros and cons, examined; films shown. [April 29, STOCKMAN - considers eliminating Amtrak subsidies crucial to budget.] No. passengers using Amtrak last year noted. [PASSENGER - defs. system.] [Employee Phil CARSON - acknowledges concern about future.] [STOCKMAN - claims public prefers cars and planes.] Daily Amtrak passenger load on eastern coast run mentioned. [PASSENGERS - defense Amtrak.]
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

McNamara, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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