Q&A with Winslow Wheeler

Winslow Wheeler spoke about the military, Department of Defense spending and acquisition, and military operations. He also analyzed… read more

Winslow Wheeler spoke about the military, Department of Defense spending and acquisition, and military operations. He also analyzed several video clips from congressional hearings, critiquing ways in which members and witnesses conducted themselves at hearings. He recently wrote two of the ten essays in The Pentagon Labyrinth: 10 Short Essays to Help You Through It.

Winslow Wheeler has worked on the staffs of Senators Javits, Kassebaum, Pryor, and Domenici. His 2002 article entitled, “Mr. Smith is Dead: No One Stands in the Way as Congress Lards Post-September 11 Defense Bills with Pork,” led to him leaving his position on the staff of the Senate Budget Committee. He is the author of the book, The Wastrels of Defense: How Congress Sabotages U.S. Security. close

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

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Feb 27, 2011
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Feb 28, 2011

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  • Feb 27, 2011 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 27, 2011 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 28, 2011 | 5:59am EST | C-SPAN 1
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