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  • Defense Department News Briefing
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    Defense Department News Briefing

    A C-SPAN host briefly introduced the re-airing of this news conference, as part of all-day coverage of the Persian Gulf War situation. Defense Secretary Cheney and General Powell, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of…

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  • Defense Department News Briefing
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    Defense Department News Briefing

    Mr. Williams, Lt. Gen. Kelly and Admiral McConnell spoke to reporters in the Pentagon on events in the Persian Gulf war on the third day of the ground campaign by coalition forces against…

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  • Defense Department News Briefing
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    Defense Department News Briefing

    Mr. Cheney and General Powell spoke to reporters on the morning following the beginning of U.S. and allied air attacks upon Iraq in enforcement of the U.N. resolution allowing the use of…

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  • Defense Department News Briefing
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    Defense Department News Briefing

    Mr. Cheney and General Powell detailed the attack on Iraq by U.S. forces which began earlier in the evening. Mr. Cheney said the objectives of the attack were to hit only military targets,…

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  • Strategic Defense Initiative Briefing
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    Strategic Defense Initiative Briefing

    Mr. Cooper and Mr. Hadley spoke to reporters on the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) program, also known as the “star wars” program. Originally conceived as being a total U.S. defense…

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  • Media Access During the Persian Gulf War
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    Media Access During the Persian Gulf War

    Asst. Secretary Williams spoke as part of the Society of Professional Journalists' Freedom of Information Day. He talked about the government’s imposition of restrictive war time policy on…

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  • Defense Department News Briefing
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    Defense Department News Briefing

    Gen. McPeak spoke to reporters on the air campaign of the Persian Gulf war. His presentation on the air campaign, subtitled “the mother of all briefings,” explained with the use of diagrams “a…

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  • US CENTCOM Military News Briefing
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    U.S. CENTCOM Military News Briefing

    Admiral McConnell and Thomas Kelly detailed the results of the war with Iraq through its fifth day, including 8,100 sorties flown, with 14 American MIAs and 10 American aircraft lost.…

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  • Media Access in the Persian Gulf
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    Media Access in the Persian Gulf

    The committee heard testimony on the restrictions placed upon the media in the Persian Gulf by the U.S. military. The restrictions, which require that all media personnel be escorted to select locations in the Middle East by…

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  • Defense Department News Briefing
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    Defense Department News Briefing

    Mr. Monteverde, Director of Defense Information at the Pentagon, explained the role his office plays as confirming the accuracy of defense-related information in a timely fashion. Because of the…

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  • Defense Department News Briefing
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    Defense Department News Briefing

    Secretary of Defense Cheney addressed reporters in the Pentagon a few minutes after President Bush had announced in the White House the commencement of the ground operation against Iraqi…

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  • Department of Defense Spokesman
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    Department of Defense Spokesman

    Mr. Williams, Pentagon spokesman for the Department of Defense, discussed his work as assistant secretary of defense for public affairs during the beginning of the ground campaign in the…

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  • Defense Department News Briefing
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    Defense Department News Briefing

    Mr. Williams, Lt. Gen. Kelly and Adm. McConnell briefed reporters in the Pentagon on events in the Persian Gulf war. Lt. Gen. Kelly recited the daily statistics in the war, and Admiral…

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  • Defense Base Closure
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    Defense Base Closure

    Mr. Williams and Secretary Cheney spoke to reporters in the Department of Defense to announce a list of proposed U.S. military bases to be closed as part of the U.S. military’s reduction process.…

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  • Defense Department News Briefing
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    Defense Department News Briefing

    Officials of the Defense Department spoke to reporters in the Pentagon on military aspects of the cease-fire in the Persian Gulf war which had been announced the previous evening by President…

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  • Defense Department News Briefing
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    Defense Department News Briefing

    On the fifth day after the cease-fire of the Persian Gulf war, Pentagon officials spoke to reporters on developments in the cease-fire negotiations between Iraqi and coalition military…

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  • Defense Department News Briefing
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    Defense Department News Briefing

    Pentagon officials spoke to reporters in the Pentagon on events in the Persian Gulf on the second day following the cease-fire in the Persian Gulf war. Mr. Williams said the meeting between…

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  • Desert Storm Supplemental Appropriations
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    Desert Storm Supplemental Appropriations

    Mr. Williams and Mr. O’Keefe spoke to reporters in the Pentagon on President Bush’s request for supplemental funding for Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm, which had been…

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  • Defense Department News Briefing
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    Defense Department News Briefing

    Lt. Gen. Kelly, Admiral Herrington and Mr. Williams spoke to reporters on current events in the Persian Gulf war. Lt. Gen. Kelly gave the statistics on the war, including casualties, sorties, aircraft…

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  • Defense Department News Briefing
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    Defense Department News Briefing

    Mr. Williams, Lt. Gen. Kelly and Adm. McConnell briefed reporters in the Pentagon on events in the Persian Gulf war. Earlier in the day, the deadline set by President Bush on Friday, February 22, of…

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