Grapevine: Apr. 30, 1990

YOUR TAX DOLLARS AT WORK. Manufacturers of four of the Pentagon's most controversial projects -- the B-2 Stealth bomber, the F-15E and F-14D fighter planes, and the V-22 transport aircraft -- are using tax dollars to persuade Congress not to cut their programs. The manufacturers are allowed to deduct $1.4 million spent advertising the merits of their products. The Pentagon tried last year to kill the F-14D and the V-22, but Congress restored funding.

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