102nd Congress: The Republican Perspective

Sen. Dole, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, spoke to the National Grocers Association’s 1991 Washington… read more

Sen. Dole, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, spoke to the National Grocers Association’s 1991 Washington Conference on the legislative agenda facing the current Congress. He discussed the extension of agricultural credits to the Soviet Union, which he cautiously approved, and the civil rights bill, which he criticized as actually being a quota bill. He concluded by honoring the liberties available in the United States, the country that is the model for the independence movements in Eastern Europe. He said defense spending and deficit spending was necessary because America is the only country in the world to accept the responsibility of protector of freedom around the globe. close

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102nd Congress: The Republican Perspective

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Program ID:
18568-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 25, 1991

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  • Jun 25, 1991 | 12:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 25, 1991 | 6:20am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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