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C-5A Costs / Air Force / Fitzgerald #443385

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 18, 1969
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(Studio) Congress Sub. Committee hears why A. Ernest Fitzgerald, who revealed C-5A cost overruns, lost job.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(DC) [Senator William PROXMIRE - asks Air Force Secretary who he talked with about firing Fitzgerald.] [Robert C. SEAMANS - calls term "abolishing job." (Laughing heard).] [Senator PROXMIRE - asks if it saved money.] [SEAMANS - says it did, and improved management capability.] [Senator PROXMIRE - says Air Force "got" Fitzgerald.] [SEAMANS - says Fitzgerald hurt relations with Air Force.] [Senator PROXMIRE - asks for Fitzgerald's opinion.] [FITZGERALD - believes testimony here culminated in firing.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Huntley, Chet

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