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NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 07, 1969
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(Studio) Civilian Efficiency Expert fired for economy reasons after revealing Air Force plane's cost overruns. Man hired to take his place fired after revealed he was paid $107 a day.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) After Ernest Fitzgerald fired, John Dyment hired. He's member of accounting firm of Lockheed, builders of C-5A. Fitzgerald fired due to econ. reasons; Dyment to get $107 daily for identical job. Air Force fires Dyment due to possible speculation about integrity of those involved. Arthur Young and Lockheed being sued for hiding C-5A overruns. Assistant Air Force Secretary Spencer Schedler hired Dyment. Schedler's wife employed by Young for $11,000 year 60 Congmen. sent protest letter to the President
REPORTER: Robert Goralski

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Goralski, Robert
Duration:
00:01:50

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