Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(Studio: Garrick Utley) Effects of the cancellation of the Seawolf submarine program as part of President Bush's administration's plans to reap the peace dividend and cut defense spending featured; scenes and historical footage shown of the subs in Groton, Connecticut; number of people at Electric Boat facing layoffs mentioned. [Son Charlie WITT - talks about losing his job.] [Father Charlie WITT - notes effect on the community.] Amount of money to be saved by cutting the Seawolf program noted; March 15 scenes shown of Electric Boat workers protesting in Washington, DC. [On March 15, Representative Sam GEJDENSON - makes speech.] Coverage of related issues on tomorrow's "Sunday Today" and "Meet the Press" mentioned.
- Utley, Garrick
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
- You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
- You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
- If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.