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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - February 27, 1991, Darmstadt, Hesse Wednesday february 27, 1991 the stars and stripes a Page 5 Safe travel. C a Campaign kicked off Washington apr government and travel Industry representatives on monday announced a multimillion Dollar advertising program aimed at restoring Public Confidence in the safety of travel particularly within the United states. A we Felt we were not going to permit Saddam Hussein to obtain the Victory on the economic Field that he is unable to achieve on the Battlefield a said Frederic Malek vice chairman of Northwest air a lines. members of the travel coalition have pledged Between $5 million and $8 million to conduct an advertising Campaign designed to reassure the Public that travel is Safe according to j. Willard Marriott jr., chairman of the Marriott corp. Hotel Chain. A Quot a ,. A a a a a a a a a a a a. A a a it we want to jump Start the travel business a Commerce undersecretary Rockwell a. Schnabel said. Travel dropped off dramatically following the outbreak of hostilities in the persian Gulf and subsequent threats of terrorism. Schnabel said the Fri has said that while the threat level is very Low the safety level at . Airports is at an All time High. Some 45 officials representing airlines hotels tourist attractions and car rental firms attended an organizational meeting at the Commerce department on monday with Schnabel and Commerce Secretary Robert a. in the Gulf j Long distance connection Alesia Ballinger of grass Lake Mich beams As she becomes mrs. Franklin Ray during a Long distance wedding sunday. The wedding took place in her husbands Hometown of Jack son at the National guard armory. Mrs. Kay a husband is a private with the 702nd trans co which is deployed in saudi Arabia. Judge upholds Dod policy in Gulf War coffin Access Case in the stars and stripes Washington a a Federal judge refused monday to immediately order the military to allow the news Media to photograph coffins of persian Gulf War dead As they Are returned to the United states. . District judge Royce Lamberth said he does no to consider the governments refusal to allow Media coverage of the War dead arrivals at Dover fab in Delaware to be a improper he declined to Issue a temporary restraining order which would have forced the government to allow immediate Access to the Media and Public but said he would hear arguments next week on a preliminary injunction. A a the lawsuit was brought by members of the news Media various veterans groups and a support group of military families. The american civil liberties Union supported their cause the groups argued that the Pentagon was preventing the Public and Media from witnessing the return of the War dead a to limit the emotional Impact and significance of the fact americans Are being a the press has no constitutional right of Access to information under government control a Justice department lawyer David Anderson said in reply. A military commanders have absolute control Over military he told Lamberth that if the military wants to exclude the Media to build support for the War then a i submit there a absolutely nothing wrong with v Dover fab is the site of the largest port mortuary operated by the a court ment of defense and one of two operated by the air Force in the Continental United states. It is capable of handling up to 100 bodies a Day and can store the remains of 1,000, according to air Force literature. Kate Martin an american civil Liber ties Union lawyer argued that the Kiili tary has routinely permitted pictures of Flag draped coffins when they have been returned from combat Heaters. She mentioned specifically the marines killed in the Headquarters bombing in Beirut Lebanon and servicemen killed in the Panama and Grenada actions when there was widespread coverage at Dover. The difference this time is a the military knows Well the Power of television to influence the Public and it fears the effect a she said. A clearly the administration is aware of the Power of the petition to the court made Clear that no photographs Are sought of individuals but Only of the coffins As they Are unloaded from air planes and placed in the hangars. A Martin said no National Security or military secrecy is involved Only a the viewing and taking of pictures of a real event in the world. That a not government to in in new York a a Federal judge on monday ordered the Pentagon to explain How the ground offensive affects rules governing Media Access in the persian Gulf. The demand by . District judge Leonard b. Sand of Manhattan came Early in the first business Day after defense Secretary Dick Raeney announced a blackout on information about the War. The blackout imposed saturday has been eased. On sunday . Military officials provided upbeat reports about the Progress of the ground assault. Sand presides Over two lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the Pentagon a Media Access rules. Sand gave the Pentagon until noon thursday to respond in writing to two questions. A now that operation desert storm has entered a Quot new operational stage is there any intent to revise or lift the regulations on Media coverage previously furnished to this court if so when and in what respect a if the Pentagon answer s no Sand asked a when in terms of a Date or operational stage if Ever is it intended that said regulations will be revised or lifted a 10 year Sago feb. 27, 1981 a younger members of. The crime Syndicate impressed with the godfather Quot movies that they revived old traditions such As kissing the hands of senior Quot family members a mafia infiltrator said he told a Senate panel that one racketeer at a restaurant gave the waiter a pocketful of quarters and told him to play the Juke Box continuously and to play the same song the theme music from Quot the godfather Quot. 20 years ago feb 27, 1971 Congress was told that the military s is if vein _ _ Lance program often is a Case is spy like the time 53 agents a watched one another As a it 91 As 00 Tavitian demonstrators a. 30 years age feb 27. 1%1 tit Earl Cio urged tie government to apply tie Lull corporate tax to earnings of owned and operated subsidiaries abroad to Stop the Export of amen can jobs a a.40years ago Fob 27, 1991 Gen Omar Bradley told Congress that them am about�?T-290 000 americans fighting m Korea a Stern is planned to bring Home men win us to eight months service

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