Book Discussion on The Emergency State

David Unger spoke about his book The Emergency State, which examined the growth and persistence of U.S. national security agencies and… read more

David Unger spoke about his book The Emergency State, which examined the growth and persistence of U.S. national security agencies and services since World War II. Among the topics addressed were the hidden costs associated with national security policies, the ability of the system to confront emerging threats, and the impact of a perpetual state of emergency on the nation. He responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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

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Book Discussion on The Emergency State

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Program ID:
304525-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 22, 2012
Last Aired:
May 20, 2012

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  • Feb 22, 2012 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 22, 2012 | 10:51pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 23, 2012 | 6:39am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • May 20, 2012 | 4:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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