Defense Policy and Spending

Representative Mirtha, the lead House Democrat on Defense Spending and first Vietnam combat veteran elected to Congress, was interviewed… read more

Representative Mirtha, the lead House Democrat on Defense Spending and first Vietnam combat veteran elected to Congress, was interviewed about the war in Iraq and other defense matters. He discussed such topics as the withdrawal of American troops from Iraq, international involvement, the National Guard, health costs, and the effect Hurricane Katrina will have on future defense spending. After Representative Mirtha left, Mr. Costa and Ms. Tiron discussed the congressman’s responses. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Defense Policy and Spending

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189167-1
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C-SPAN Specials
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Roundtable
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 2, 2005

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  • Oct 02, 2005 | 5:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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