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PUTTING MILITARY TECHNOLOGY TO CIVILIAN USE
[Broward Metro Edition]
South Florida Sun - Sentinel - Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Author: Scott Sandell Los Angeles Times Zap2it.com
Date: Sep 13, 2003
Start Page: 4.D
Section: LIFESTYLE
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This week's premiere (encoring at 4 p.m. today and 11 a.m. Sunday) gets off to a lumbering start, however, as [Ellis] explores how the Humvee, a star of the Gulf War, became the monster SUV called the Hummer. It amounts to little more than an ad for the H1 and H2, emphasizing their sturdiness and intimidation factor on the road. Other than a brief mention of the vehicles' low miles per gallon, there's not a peep about the concerns that apparently prompted environmentalists to vandalize four dealerships recently.

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