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Military Bases #129491

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 05, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Fort Riley, Kansas: Bob Zelnick) Pentagon's plan to acquire farm land to expand military bases that test weapons, such as tanks, featured; details given of Army's plan to double size of Fort Riley, Kansas, base. [Major Bill ACKERLY - says tank training facilities are not adequate.] [Farmer Gary SYLVESTER - says he does not want to have to move.] [At local cafe, Preserve Rural America Jay COPELAND, retired businessman Argel PULTZ - says they are tired of base's expansions.] Map shown of other states where Pentagon is considering base expansion. [Farmer Charles HALL - says buying up land for tank training is obsolete.]

Jennings, Peter;
Zelnick, Bob

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