National Press Club

  • The Choice for Estonia
    The Choice for Estonia

    November 7, 1989

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  • News Conference
    News Conference

    November 3, 1989

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  • U.S. Space Program in the 1990s
    U.S. Space Program in the 1990s

    October 26, 1989

    Admiral Truly discusses NASA's plans for the 1990s, which include trips to the Moon and Mars, the launch of a powerful space telescope, and the deployment of a permanent space station.

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  • Ukrainian Independence
    Ukrainian Independence

    October 23, 1989

    Speaking through an interpreter, the writer and politician discusses the effects of the Chernobyl nuclear accident on the region. He also discusses ethnic diversity within a Ukranian nation and the U.S.S.R. as a union of sovereign nations.

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  • Democratic Party's Economic Philosophy
    Democratic Party's Economic Philosophy

    October 19, 1989

    The complete title of Rep. Gephardt's speech is "Democratic Party's Economic and Fiscal Policy Blueprint for the Nation."

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  • Democracy in South Korea
    Democracy in South Korea

    October 18, 1989

    President Roh talked about, "Democracy in a Period of Transition." He pointed to progress toward full democracy in South Korea since the demonstrations of 1987, with the 1988 Olympics serving as a showcase for the country. After his remarks he responded to audience members' questions. Translation into English was by…

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  • Developments in Hong Kong
    Developments in Hong Kong

    October 16, 1989

    Mr. Wilson discusses the effects in Hong Kong of China's supression of pro-democracy demonstrations. He notes that emigration from Hong Kong increased and the stock market fell, but that business quickly got back to normal. Wilson also discusses plans for continued expansion through and beyond 1997, when control of the…

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  • Angolan Civil War
    Angolan Civil War

    October 6, 1989

    The leader of the opposition in the 14-year-old Angolan civil war speaks on the prospects for peace in his country. UNITA, which receives military assitance from the U.S., was established by Mr. Savimbi to fight the Soviet and Cuban soldiers stationed in Angola to support its communist government.

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  • Health and Welfare Issues
    Health and Welfare Issues

    October 5, 1989

    Dr. Sullivan discusses the need for AIDS information, research and drugs. He also discusses the move in Congress to repeal catastrophic health insurance and a House budget reconciliation bill that includes a provision to make the Social Security Administration a separate agency. Dr. Sullivan expresses concern over Social Security losing…

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  • U.S.-Mexico Relations
    U.S.-Mexico Relations

    October 4, 1989

    The appearance comes during the first-year Mexican president's visit to Washington for talks with President Bush. Mr. de Gortari discusses economic, political and social change in Mexico. He also discusses the beneficial effects of debt renegotiation.

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