STATE DEPARTMENT TO HOLD Y2K BREIFING TODAY...WILL BE ON C-SPAN2 AT 1:00 ETgreenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread
Will watch and post impressions. Hopefully a transcript will be available.
Also, just saw Joe Lockhart's press breifing. Lots of questions about Y2K. Will post the transcript/link when it is available.
-- Roland (email@example.com), December 20, 1999
-- JoseMiami (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 20, 1999.
News Conference State Department Year 2000 Preparations ID: 154258 - 12/20/1999 - 1:00 - No Sale
Pickering, Thomas, Undersecretary, Department of State, Political Affairs Cohen, Bonnie, Undersecretary, Department of State, Policy Management and Budget Herbert, Kevin, Director, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Overseas Citizens Services
State Department officials brief reporters on departmental and international preparations for the year 2000 computer problems and dangers to travellers and tourists abroad.
("i" before "e", except after "c"...I really did go to college :0)
-- Roland (email@example.com), December 20, 1999.
They still skirt the Nuke Power issue, but adleast they mention the fact of needing an alternative power source and fuel for that source to maintain rod cooling. To bad JQP doesnt realize it takes 5 months to do a total cool shut-down...---...
-- Les (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 20, 1999.
except in neighbor and weigh!!
-- More Dinty Moore (email@example.com), December 20, 1999.
Transcript is now available at
-- Roland (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 21, 1999.