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The Fleecing of America (Gold) #968532

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 15, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Elko, Nevada: Lisa Myers) Why taxpayers do not get any money from gold mined on federal lands examined; scenes shown from the from the Twin Creeks Mine in Elko, Nevada; details given about the law written in 1872 and Senator Harry Reid’s role in stopping reform. [Senator Russ FEINGOLD†- says it’s a ridiculous rip-off.] [University of Nevada Glenn MILLER†- says the mining industry has tremendous clout in Washington, DC.] [Elko County Commission chairwoman Sheri EKLUND-BROWN†- says royalties would force an exodus of mining companies from the US.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Tomorrow’s segment previewed.

Williams, Brian;
Myers, Lisa

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