President Nixon and Foreign Policy

Former Secretary of State Alexander Haig was interviewed by Mr. Naftali about the Nixon administration’s foreign policy and his… read more

Former Secretary of State Alexander Haig was interviewed by Mr. Naftali about the Nixon administration’s foreign policy and his role in it. The two men sat on a stage and held their conversation before an audience. In addition to the Nixon administration other topics included the Cold War, the Ronald Reagan presidency, China, the September 11 attacks, the war in Iraq, neoconservatives, and his experiences with Donald Rumsfeld and Richard Cheney. After the conversation Secretary Haig responded to audience members' questions.

General Haig was a special assistant to the National Security Council before becoming chief of staff to President Nixon, and later was named Supreme Allied Commander in Europe and Secretary of State by President Reagan.

This was the inaugural event of the library’s “In Conversation” series of interviews about the Nixon administration and its place in history. close

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

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Program ID:
195590-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Yorba Linda, California, United States
First Aired:
Jan 1, 2007
Last Aired:
Jan 10, 2011

Airing Details

  • Jan 01, 2007 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 02, 2007 | 1:07am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 02, 2007 | 5:28am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 21, 2010 | 11:49am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 21, 2010 | 5:48pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 21, 2010 | 11:48pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 22, 2010 | 5:48am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 08, 2011 | 10:40am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 09, 2011 | 5:43pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 10, 2011 | 6:41am EST | C-SPAN 3
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