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Missile Defense Press Conference

Title

Missile Defense Press Conference

Type

Sound

Subject

Missile Defense | Technology | Cold War

Creator

Medaris, John Bruce

Contributor

Fort Benning

Date

1959-05-19

Description

General John Bruce Medaris holds a press conference regarding the missile defense systems in the United States. He speaks on the technical issues of the Jupiter system and other various missile systems. He also comments on the relationship between the Army's budget and the funding that the missile program receives. Comparisons between the Soviet missile program and the United States are made; the missile gap between them is discussed.

Citation

Medaris, John Bruce, “Missile Defense Press Conference,” John H. Evans Library Digital Collections, accessed August 25, 2019, https://digcollections.lib.fit.edu/items/show/912.