Defense Base Closure

The Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition sponsored a forum on Defense Secretary Dick Cheney’s recommended military base closures, the… read more

The Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition sponsored a forum on Defense Secretary Dick Cheney’s recommended military base closures, the process through which they were determined, and the impact of the closures on the surrounding areas' economies. Due to a realignment in the military structure caused by changing military priorities and budget constraints, the military plans to reduce its manpower 25 percent by 1996, with the base closures accompanying the reduction. Invited speakers discussed the military’s plans to reduce manpower and the effect of base closures on the areas surrounding the bases. close

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Defense Base Closure

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Program ID:
17881-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 09, 1991 | 2:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
May 11, 1991 | 9:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • May 09, 1991 | 2:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 09, 1991 | 6:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 11, 1991 | 9:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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