Richard Nixon and New Federalism

Panelists discussed what President Richard Nixon did during his presidency to shift power from the federal government to state and local… read more

Panelists discussed what President Richard Nixon did during his presidency to shift power from the federal government to state and local governments. Video clips were shown of the August 8, 1969, speech in which President Nixon called for a policy of New Federalism, and of the October 20, 1972, ceremony as President Nixon signed into law the General Revenue Sharing Bill. The panel was made up of Nixon administration officials who were involved in implementing the policies. They showed slides during their presentations, including a March 1973 audio tape of President Nixon. Professor Warshaw moderated.

“New Federalism: Returning Power to the People” was a Nixon Legacy Forum held on the 42nd anniversary of President Nixon’s prime time address announcing his domestic policy. close

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

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  • James H. Falk Staff Assistant (Former) White House Domestic Council
  • Edwin L. Harper Assistant Director (Former) White House Domestic Council->Planning and Budget
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Richard Nixon and New Federalism

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301677-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Yorba Linda, California, United States
First Aired:
Nov 5, 2011
Last Aired:
Nov 7, 2011

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  • Nov 05, 2011 | 10:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 06, 2011 | 5:14pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 07, 2011 | 6:09am EST | C-SPAN 3
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