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Follow the Money (Buyer Foundation) #952744

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 11, 2009
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) CBS News investigation of a the Frontier Foundation, a non-profit founded in 2003 by Representative Steve Buyer†† to raise money for college scholarships, presented; details given about how much the fund has collected without spending any money on scholarships, about which industries were foundation donors, how Buyer sponsored bills for donors & his support for smokeless tobacco. [BUYER - says he cannot recall where the first money came from & he has not focused on "appearances."] A note that the first foundation donation came from PhRMA, the pharmaceutical lobby, noted.

Reporter(s):
Couric, Katie;
Attkisson, Sharyl
Duration:
00:04:30

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