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Europe / American Military / Zweibrucken, West Germany #127098

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 03, 1990
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Statement from national security adviser Brent Scowcroft that American military forces will be smaller due to changes in Eastern Europe; scenes shown from West Germany; response from West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl noted.

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Zweibrucken, West Germany: Steve Shepard) Economic importance of presence of United States Air Force base to town of Zweibrucken, West Germany, featured; scenes shown from this town near the French border. [Wife of military personnel Tony BLACKMAN - talks about spending money.] [Mayor Werner von BLON - (thru translator) says we will have problems when air base closes in 1993.] [Florist Belinda KLOPPER - says closing is not good for the economy.]

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Coverage of topic of defense spending on "This Week" noted; guests named.

Sawyer, Forrest;
Shepard, Steve

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