CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 12, 2006
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(New York: Sharyn Alfonsi) The move in Congress to eliminate the penny due to the rising price of metal featured; taxpayer loss from making pennies cited; scenes shown of Save the Penny Campaign spokesman/rapper Kevin Federline; undercover video shown of attempts to buy stuff with pennies. [Representative Jim KOLBE- says it has outlived its purpose.] [Pro-penny lobbyist Mark WELLER- defends the penny.] [CBS producer Mike NOBLE- recounts reactions to his spending pennies.]
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