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United States Military Forces #119542

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 16, 1989
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(Studio: Ted Koppel) Report introduced.

(DC: John McWethy) Impact of changing pols. in E. Europe on presence of United States military in Europe featured; details given of need for both President Bush and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev to make defense cuts to save money. [Former Army chief of staff Edward MEYER - says active military forces will be considerably smaller.] [Former Pentagon official Lawrence KORB - discusses cuts in active divisions.] Need for President Bush's administration to get in touch with the new realities concerning the military noted. [Brookings Institution John STEINBRUNER - says Bush administration is deeply traditional.]

Reporter(s):
Koppel, Ted;
McWethy, John
Duration:
00:02:30

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