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CEOs and the Military Budget

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A group of corporate executives took out a full page ad in last Sunday’s New York Times opposing Congressional plans to increase the military budget 14 billion dollars above the Pentagon’s request. Calling themselves "Business Leaders for New Priorities," the CEOs are in Washington today to hold a press conference they hope will have some affect on decision makers on Capitol Hill.

Ben Cohen of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream

Ted Williams of Bell Industries.

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