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Daily Difference: Friday Follow-Up (Los Angeles Commuter Railroad) #585981

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 10, 1992
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(Studio: Katherine Couric) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: George Lewis) Decision by Los Angeles transportation commission to cancel its contract with a Japanese firm to build cars for its commuter railroad recalled; scenes shown. [Morrison Knudsen Corp., chairman William AGEE - explains why American rail technology is behind.] Questions raised as to whether American industry can compete with Japan in the arena of light rail transit cited. [County transportation commission Neil PETERSON, California secretary of transportation Carl COVITZ, AGEE - comment on the project and the commuter transportation business.] Creation of Project California, a coalition of scientists, engineers and scholars, whose goal is to establish California as the world leader in transportation systems noted. [Project California's Ed ZSCHAU - cites importance for the state.]

Couric, Katherine;
Lewis, George

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