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Follow the Money (Earmarks: Grapes) #876434

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 26, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) "Follow the Money" report on earmark projects introduced.

(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) Taxpayer funding for scientific research on grapes and the wine industry examined; statistics on money earmarked by Congress for the Center for Grape Research cited; photos shown of members of Congress at a meeting of the House wine caucus. [Representative Maurice HINCHEY†- says we work for the internal needs of the country; defends the spending.] [American Assn. for the Advancement of Science Kei KOIZUMI†- assesses earmarks and where the research dollars go.] Other examples of research earmarks reviewed.

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Attkisson, Sharyl
Duration:
00:03:20

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