Defense Department News Briefing

Mr. Williams spoke to reporters in the Pentagon on events concerning the Department of Defense, including the plight of Kurdish… read more

Mr. Williams spoke to reporters in the Pentagon on events concerning the Department of Defense, including the plight of Kurdish refugees in Iraq. He went over the impending announcement, to be made the following day, of U.S. military base closures being made as part of the U.S. military’s planned reduction of expenditures and personnel. Mr. Williams also discussed the return of U.S. military personnel from the Persian Gulf, and went on to discuss the situation in the Persian Gulf. Humanitarian air drops continued in northwest Iraq for the hundreds of thousands of mainly Kurdish refugees fleeing from the Iraqi government’s persecution. close

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Defense Department News Briefing

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Program ID:
17517-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Briefing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 11, 1991
Last Aired:
Apr 12, 1991

Airing Details

  • Apr 11, 1991 | 3:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 11, 1991 | 7:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 11, 1991 | 9:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 12, 1991 | 1:24am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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