Next Chapter in the History of Fire Fighting

Secretary Babbit discussed the fire-fighting strategies in the West. He believes that fighting forest fires hurts the natural… read more

Secretary Babbit discussed the fire-fighting strategies in the West. He believes that fighting forest fires hurts the natural ecological balance and actually makes the forests prone to future fires. He suggests letting the fires burn to let the forests go through their natural ecological cycles, and to save federal emergency money. Following his prepared remarks, he took questions from the audience. close

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  • Jean Auer President Commonwealth Club of California->California
  • Bruce Babbitt Secretary Department of the Interior

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Next Chapter in the History of Fire Fighting

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Program ID:
110977-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
San Francisco, California, United States
First Aired:
Sep 4, 1998
Last Aired:
Sep 5, 1998

Airing Details

  • Sep 04, 1998 | 12:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 1998 | 3:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 1998 | 1:33pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 04, 1998 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 05, 1998 | 5:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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