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Eye On America (C-17 Military Airlift) #358532

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 22, 1994
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Charleston, SC: Scott Pelley) The cost of developing the United States Army C-17 transport plane examined; scenes shown of the monster machine that doesn't work right. [Senator Charles GRASSLEY - says this is a great example of waste of taxpayers' dollars.] [Deputy Secretary of Defense John DEUTCH - says a military airlift is needed.] Mismanagement in the project mentioned. [McDonnell-Douglas analyst Bill JENNEY - comments on the delays in the building process.] [June 22, GRASSLEY - fights the request by the plane building company for more money.] [International airline consultant Barbara BEIER - says this would not happen in the business world.] [DEUTCH - says confronting the contractor only leads to poorer service.] [BEIER - responds.]

Chung, Connie;
Pelley, Scott

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