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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 065-95
March 06, 1995

No. 065-P:03/06/95:Secretary of Defense William J. Perry wi

Secretary of Defense William J. Perry will travel to Chicago, Illinois, and Manhattan and Fort Riley, Kansas, March 8-9, 1995.

On March 8, Secretary Perry will address the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations in the Imperial Ballroom of the Fairmont Hotel, 200 North Columbus Drive, Chicago, at 6 p.m. CST. The speech is open to media coverage. There will also be a media availability in the Hotel's Regal Room at 5:30 p.m. Media should contact Ms. Sarah Connor at the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, (312) 726-3860, ext. 229.

On March 9, Secretary Perry will be the 100th speaker in the history of the Landon Lecture Series at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. The Secretary will speak in McCain Auditorium on the campus of Kansas State University at 10:30 a.m. CST. The speech is open to media coverage. There will also be a media availability following the speech at 11:30 a.m., also in McCain Auditorium. Media should contact Ms. Leigh Ann Nicholson at Kansas State University, (913) 532-6415.

While in Kansas, the Secretary will tour Fort Riley and observe infantry, armored cavalry and engineering platoon training. There will be a photo opportunity at the Fort Riley Armored Cavalry Gunnery Range. Interested media should contact Maj. Ben Santos, (913) 239-3032.

The Secretary will return to Washington, D.C. later on March 9.


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