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Commentary (Grassley and Pentagon) #305738

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 07, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced (No location given) Commentary concerns Senator Chas. Grassley's concern over waste and fraud in Pentagon budget. [GRASSLEY - discusses military's abuse of power, stonewalling on interview with Pentagon spokesperson Franklin "Chuck" Spinney.] Grassley's mtgs. with Pentagon whistleblower Ernest Fitzgerald and others noted; Fitzgerald's background recalled. [FITZGERALD, OTHERS - cite exs. to Grassley of defense contractors' overchgs.] [GRASSLEY - notes public's perception that fraud exists only in welfare; describes defense contractors' ethic toward government] No. defense contractors under investigation mentioned.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer, Bill Moyers

Moyers, Bill;
Schieffer, Bob

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