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Military Base Closings / Ft. Dix #503498

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 29, 1979
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(Studio) Pentagon announcement with regard to military base closings in all states except Iowa and VT, and congress reaction reported Amt. to be saved stated. History of Fort Dix, New Jersey, as military training base cited.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Wrightstown, New Jersey) Fort Dix notoriety as training and discharge center recalled; films shown Closing of Fort Dix in 1980 and resultant job losses reported [PEOPLE react to base closing.] Effect of closing on Wrightstown detailed Fort Dix payroll stated.
REPORTER: Richard Hunt

Brinkley, David;
Hunt, Richard

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