War Powers Act

In an excerpt from the Senate session, Senators debated the War Powers Act. The Senate was considering its response to attacks on U.S.… read more

In an excerpt from the Senate session, Senators debated the War Powers Act. The Senate was considering its response to attacks on U.S. vessels in the Persian Gulf during the Iran-Iraq War. The debate centered on the use of the 1973 War Powers Act and the shared responsibilities of the legislative and executive branches in formulating defense policy. close

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War Powers Act

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Program ID:
1090-1
Category:
Senate Highlight
Format:
Senate Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 9, 1987
Last Aired:
Feb 8, 2007

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  • Oct 09, 1987 | 9:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 08, 2007 | 6:22am EST | C-SPAN 3
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