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The Fleecing of America (Updates) #654498

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 25, 2002
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Virginia Cha) Updates of earlier "The Fleecing of America" segments featured: the end of government funding for the Vidalia onion growing project; the continuation of the federal excise tax on telephone service to pay for the Spanish-American War; a leak at the "Big Dig" highway project in Boston and more delays; scenes shown of onion farmers in Vidalia, Georgia, and the "Big Dig." [Americans for Tax Reform Grover NORQUIST - says studying Vidalia onions is a "silly" expense.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Cha, Virginia

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