Grapevine: Apr. 9, 1990: NOT IN MEIN BACKYARD

NOT IN MEIN BACKYARD. Deputy Defense Secretary Donald Atwood heard a common complaint recently. A governor of a remote state flew to Washington to head off possible military-base closings that would affect his local economy. So what else is new? The governor was Carl-Ludwig Wagner, and the state was Rhineland-Palatinate in West Germany.

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