CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 29, 2002
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(Washington: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Vince Gonzales) The problem of 2.3 trillion in missing funds at the Pentagon examined; scenes shown from the Pentagon. [On September 10, 2001, Secretary of Defense Donald RUMSFELD - criticizes the Pentagon bureaucracy.] [On Wednesday, President BUSH - asks for 48 billion in new defense spending.] [Defense Finance and Accounting Service Jim MINNERY - says he could not find 300 million; says his supervisor asked why he cared about the missing money.] [Department of Defense analyst Franklin SPINNEY - says the books are "cooked" routinely.] [Retired Navy Vice Admiral Jack SHANAHAN - says 48 billion in the Pentagon could be found with good financial oversight.]
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