Is the Pentagon Budget Increase Needed?

Representative Frank led a public discussion of the president’s proposed defense spending. He first called on colleagues from the House to… read more

Representative Frank led a public discussion of the president’s proposed defense spending. He first called on colleagues from the House to comment and then he moderated a panel discussion on the subject. Participants reasoned that the president’s plan was unnecessary. While they recognized the need for better recruitment and retention, they argued that the better way to fund any pay increases would be to trim weapons spending. Representative Frank, in particular, noted that Congress had forced the military to buy planes and weapons which had not been requested. After presentations panelists answered questions from the audience. close

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Is the Pentagon Budget Increase Needed?

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Program ID:
119897-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Public Affairs Event
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 03, 1999 | 10:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Feb 04, 1999 | 5:18pm EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Feb 03, 1999 | 10:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 03, 1999 | 8:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 04, 1999 | 2:28am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 04, 1999 | 5:18pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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