Description: Episode #34 OBD: 1964-05-25 TRT: 30 min Description: This program looks into recent announcements made by U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara concerning the economies that will be affected through the closing of some military bases in the United States. AT ISSUE will look at several areas that will be affected by these cutbacks and will examine how these communities plan to cope with the news of the cutback and what these communities plan to do to recover from the economic loss. In particular, camera crews will examine two areas: the Waterton Arsenal in Watertown, Massachusetts, the largest military installation to be closed, and an air frame construction center in Wichita, Kansas, where cutbacks are not new. Units will also visit naval shipyards in Boston, Philadelphia, and New York. The program will include interviews with congressional leaders in Washington, defense department representatives, and workers. Guests: U.S. Representative Bradford F. Morse of Massachusetts (R) U.S. Senator George McGovern of South Dakota (D) General James McCormack, vice president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts James Kennedy, laboratory manager of the Avco Corporation research laboratory in Everett, Massachusetts Donald F. Bradford, director of the office of economic adjustment in the U.S. Defense Department AT ISSUE A 1964 National Educational Television production Executive producer: Alvin Perlmutter Producer: Andy Stern
Keywords: women's rights
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