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(Studio: Katie Couric) The crash of an F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jet in the Mojave Desert in California noted; characteristics of the planes outlined on screen.
(Amesbury, Massachusetts: David Martin) The political fight over funding for the F-22 featured; scenes shown from the ARC Technologies plant in Amesbury, Massachusetts, where the coating for the planes is made; details given about jobs related to the F-22; map shown of states with contracts to produce parts; cost figures cited. [ARC president Chip MADDEN††- worries about letting workers go if funding is cut off.] [Former war plane designer Pierre SPREY†- explains much of the cost.] [Representative Joe SESTAK††- says he would cut off funding.] [ARC worker Bob FROST‡- says a lot of people are losing jobs.]
- Couric, Katie;
- Martin, David
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