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Armed Services / Military Bases Closing / Ft. Sheridan #319563

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 29, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(DC: David Martin) Federal commission noted compiling list of military bases that should be closed; details given of commission's recommendations. [Commission co- chairperson Abraham RIBICOFF - comments.] Several bases in question listed and discussed. [post exchange cashier Suzie PREWITT, SOLDIERS - comment on closings.] Money saved by closing bases noted. [Representative Les ASPIN, Senator John WARNER - comment.] Closings noted awaiting Congress approval.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Highwood, Illinois: Gary Reaves) Reaction to closing of Fort Sheridan in Illinois, featured; details given, scenes shown. [PEOPLE - comment on closing.] History of base outlined. [Major Michael NICHOLS - comments.] [Civilian empl. Mike CAMPBELL - comments on having to find new job.] [Bank of Highwood spokesperson Bruce GIANGIORGI - says closing will hurt local economy]

Martin, David;
Reaves, Gary;
Schieffer, Bob

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