Quadrennial Defense Review

Secretary of Defense William Cohen and General John Shalikashvili officially released the Quadrennial Defense Review. They and others… read more

Secretary of Defense William Cohen and General John Shalikashvili officially released the Quadrennial Defense Review. They and others Defense Department officials briefed reporters on the report, which calls for more base closings and other reductions in the military infrastructure as well as scaled down, but no cancelled, weapon modernization programs. They stressed that these controls over spending will not affect combat troops and that the U.S. will still be able to fight two simultaneous regional conflicts. John White, Deputy Defense Secretary and Gen. Joseph Ralston, Joint Chiefs of Staff Vice Chairman, also spoke. close

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Quadrennial Defense Review

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Program ID:
81427-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 19, 1997 | 2:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
May 20, 1997 | 10:08am EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • May 19, 1997 | 2:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 19, 1997 | 8:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 20, 1997 | 2:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 20, 1997 | 5:42am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 20, 1997 | 10:08am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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