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Supersonic Transport / Senate / Boeing #449548

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 03, 1970
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(Studio) Senator rejects $290 million supersonic transport request; environmental key issue.
REPORTER: Edwin Newman

(DC) Environment pollution and finances major considerations.

(Seattle, WA) Boeing employees worried; supersonic transport prototypes under construction. [Boeing President T. WILSON - announces Senate vote.] [Boeing supersonic transport Vice President H.W. WITHINGTON - says 30,000 jobs at stake; great scientific team lost.]

(Studio) Transportation Secretary John Volpe says supersonic transport defeated due to misinformation; administration will try to get money restored.
REPORTER: Edwin Newman

Duke, Paul;
Neal, Roy;
Newman, Edwin

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