All Volunteer Force: 30 Years of Service

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the all-volunteer U.S. Armed Forces, military experts and others talked about the end of the military… read more

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the all-volunteer U.S. Armed Forces, military experts and others talked about the end of the military draft and the history of the creation of an all-volunteer force. Topics included racial discrimination in conscription, compensation, and training. They also answered questions from audience members. 

Mr. Laird was Defense Secretary during the Nixon administration, 1968-1973. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Martin Anderson Senior Fellow Hoover Institution at Stanford University
  • Bill Carr Acting Deputy Undersecretary Department of Defense->Military Personnel Policy
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Program ID:
178209-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 19, 2003
Last Aired:
May 29, 2005

Airing Details

  • Sep 19, 2003 | 3:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 24, 2005 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 25, 2005 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 25, 2005 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 27, 2005 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 28, 2005 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 28, 2005 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2005 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2005 | 2:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2005 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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