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The Fleecing of America (South Carolina Bridge Fight) #741517

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 10, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Lone Star, South Carolina: Mark Potter) The controversy over the proposal to build an expensive highway & bridge through the South Carolina wetlands, connecting the declining communities of Rimini & Lone Star, examined; details given of opposition from environmentalists and charges of racism; scenes shown from the Sparkleberry Swamp. [Rimini resident Jack DENNIS†, Sumter County resident Robin INABINET†, South Carolina Sierra Club Dell ISHAM†- oppose the project.] [Representative James CLYBURN†- says he’s taking affirmative steps to bring infrastructure to these communities.] [Santee Lynches Regional Council of Governments James DARBY†- says we must have the quality of life that benefits the people of this area.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Potter, Mark
Duration:
00:03:10

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