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Armed Services / Base Closings #121563

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 16, 1989
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Procedure through which Congress will close military bases reviewed. Report introduced.

(DC: Cokie Roberts) Congress commission's recommendations to close 86 bases recalled; planned closing of Presidio Army base, California, featured; scenes shown. [Representative Nancy PELOSI - wonders if money is actually being saved.] [Representative Patricia SCHROEDER - comments.] [Base Realignment and Closures Cmsn. spokesperson Hayden BRYAN - discusses savings and military efficiency.] Impact of cutbacks on civilian jobs cited; case of Fort Dix, New Jersey, outlined. [SCHROEDER - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Roberts, Cokie;
Donaldson, Sam
Duration:
00:02:40

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