The States & their Importance for Federalism

In this speech, former President Reagan defends his policies of new federalism arguing that the Founding Fathers wished to keep… read more

In this speech, former President Reagan defends his policies of new federalism arguing that the Founding Fathers wished to keep “government close to the people.” In addition to praising certain initiatives at the state level, such as in education, Reagan states that there is no need to pass a federal law where a state law already exists to accomplish the same task. close

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The States & their Importance for Federalism

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Program ID:
1447-1
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White House Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 30, 1988

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  • Jan 30, 1988 | 1:15am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 30, 1988 | 5:39am EST | C-SPAN 1
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