Military Contracts Help Silicon Valley Recover The Bush Administration actively courts Silicon Valley firms for new technologies. Analysts say large defense contracts to develop high-tech tools for homeland security are helping to sustain a region that has lost tens of thousands of jobs since the collapse of the dot-com bubble in the late-1990s. Hear NPR's Elaine Korry.
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Military Contracts Help Silicon Valley Recover

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Military Contracts Help Silicon Valley Recover

Military Contracts Help Silicon Valley Recover

Military Contracts Help Silicon Valley Recover

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The Bush Administration actively courts Silicon Valley firms for new technologies. Analysts say large defense contracts to develop high-tech tools for homeland security are helping to sustain a region that has lost tens of thousands of jobs since the collapse of the dot-com bubble in the late-1990s. Hear NPR's Elaine Korry.