NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 10, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Awarding of super collider project to Texas reported. Report introduced.
(DC: Robert Hager) Pols. behind selection of super collider site reported; details given, scenes shown. [Energy Secretary John HERRINGTON - announces selection of Texas.] [Texas Governor Bill CLEMENTS - says it's great day for Texas.] Charges by Senators Don. Riegle, Alan Dixon and Dennis DeConcini that politics were involved noted. [HERRINGTON - says it's a nonpol. decision.] Animation shown of how super collider creates atomic particles that can be studied. ["Science and Government. Report" editor Dan. GREENBERG - says cost is absurd.] Headline of "Waxahachie Daily Light" shown. [In town, RESIDENTS - praise decision.]
"AIRPLANES / STEALTH / DEFENSE SPENDING"
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Pentagon reported releasing picture of Stealth jet fighter. Report introduced.
(DC: Fred Francis) Development of Stealth and other secret high-priced weapons reviewed; photograph shown. [Pentagon spokesperson Dan HOWARD - says daytime flights are necessary to develop system.] [Defense budget project analyst Gordon ADAMS - says introduction of "black" programs is one way to save them.] Endorsement of defense projects by Vice President George Bush during campaign recalled. [Representative Pat SCHROEDER - discusses weapons funding.]
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