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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 17, 1996
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(Studio: Paula Zahn) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Bob Schieffer) Charges and countercharges at the Congressional hearings on the ValuJet crash in the Florida Everglades featured; scenes shown from the hearings. [Senators Olympia SNOWE, Ernest HOLLINGS - ask Secretary of Transportation Federico Pena why he did not know of the previous problems with ValuJet and why after the crash he said ValuJet was safe.] [PENA - defends his statement about ValuJet's safety after the crash.] [On May, 12 on "Face the Nation", PENA - says ValuJet was safe.] [Former Transportation inspector general Mary SCHIAVO - tells of the poor standards in aviation safety by the FAA.]

Reporter(s):
Schieffer, Bob;
Zahn, Paula
Duration:
00:02:10

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