National Press Club

  • National Drug Control Policy
    National Drug Control Policy

    September 6, 1989

    The head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy discusses his federal plan to battle drugs. The plan was unveiled on national television by President Bush the previous evening.

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  • Japan's Role in International Society
    Japan's Role in International Society

    September 1, 1989

    The recently elected prime minister discusses the relationship between Japan, the United States, and the world.

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  • U.S. Support of Israel
    U.S. Support of Israel

    August 7, 1989

    Mr. Maksoud discusses the kidnapping of Muslim cleric Sheik Obeid by Israel and accuses the Israelis of manipulating the hostage situation to influence U.S. opinion. Maksoud argues that the U.S. should rethink its support of Israel.

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  • National Energy Policy
    National Energy Policy

    August 1, 1989

    Admiral Watkins discusses plans to manage waste from nuclear energy and weapons production. The secretary's appearance comes the week following annoucement of the administration's national energy strategy.

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  • Democratic Anti-Drug Legislation
    Democratic Anti-Drug Legislation

    July 31, 1989

    Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Senator Biden criticized President Bush for not including the drug bill passed by Congress in the president's fiscal year 1990 budget. The senator talked about the Democratic legislation to prevent drug trafficking and presented ten principles for combating drug abuse. After his speech Senator Biden answered…

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  • Arms Control
    Arms Control

    July 28, 1989

    Marshall Akhromeyev discusses disarmament, arms control, and Soviet-U.S. relations.

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  • New House Speaker's Legislative Agenda
    New House Speaker's Legislative Agenda

    July 24, 1989

    Representative Foley discusses his new role as House speaker and his legislative agenda for the coming months

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  • Upcoming NGA Meeting
    Upcoming NGA Meeting

    July 20, 1989

    The out-going chairman of the National Governors' Association discusses the association's upcoming meeting. The theme of Governor Baliles' term as chairman has been improving the U.S. trade position internationally.

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  • Mid-year Budget & Economic Review
    Mid-year Budget & Economic Review

    July 20, 1989

    The director of OMB discusses the budget for fiscal year 1990 beginning in October. In May Congress and the White House agreed on a budget resolution that would create a 100 billion dollar deficit. The budget meets Gramm-Rudman-Hollings deficit reduction guidelines for the year.

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  • U.S.-Soviet Military Balance
    U.S.-Soviet Military Balance

    July 7, 1989

    Admiral Crowe discusses his recent tour of the Soviet Union to assess Soviet military capabilities. The trip was a response to the 1988 U.S. visit of the former Chief of Staff of the Soviet forces, Gen. Sergei Akhromeyev.

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