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.