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B-1 Bomber Program #308681

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 11, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Palmdale, California: David Martin) B-1 bomber program examined as illustrating cost effective venture; scenes shown. [Lieutenant General William THURMAN - claims program is ahead of schedule and under cost.] [June 20, 1977, President Jimmy CARTER - proposes halt to B-1.] Positive impact on United States Air Force of Carter's decision explained. [Rockwell manager Sam IACOBELLIS - notes company's position.] [THURMAN - notes corporation world's praise of Pentagon's financially astute management of B-1; thinks same process can be applied to other weapons systems.]

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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