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The Fleecing of America #883916

NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 08, 2007
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Cotton Plant, Arkansas: Roger O’Neil) A plan to spend 27 million tax dollars to find the ivory-billed woodpecker, which is possibly extinct, examined; video shown of a possible sighting of the bird. [Government search team member Alan MUELLER††- says we’re not just going on one piece of evidence.] [Birdwatcher Terry SINGLETON‡- says he doesn’t know if it’s real or not.] [Cotton Plant, Arkansas, Mayor Ronnie CONLEY†- says there are better ways to use 27 million dollars.] [Fish and Wildlife Service Laurie FENWOOD†- says we wouldn’t ask for the money if we didn’t think we could find the birds.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
O’Neil, Roger
Duration:
00:02:50

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