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The Fleecing of America (Vermont Rail Line) #622964

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 23, 1998
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Shelburne, VT: Pat Dawson) The fleecing of American taxpayers on a commuter rail line in rural Vermont that is not need featured; the 12-mile rail line said to cost 18 million. [Governor Howard DEAN - defends the train project.] [Shelburne resident Duncan BROWN, Yankee Institution for Public Policy Studies Laurence COHEN, University of Vermont professor Arthur WOOLF, state representative Howard CRAWFORD - balk at the cost and say hardly anyone would use the train.] [Burlington redeveloper Melinda MOULTON - argues that people will use the train.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Dawson, Pat

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