Bernard Schriever Interview

Retired General Bernard Schriever, who directed the U.S. Air Force’s development of the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM),… read more

Retired General Bernard Schriever, who directed the U.S. Air Force’s development of the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), spoke about technological advances made during the Eisenhower presidency that led directly to supersonic aircraft and space flight. He also spoke about the launch of Sputnik, the so-called “Missile Gap” of the 1960 presidential campaign, and his reaction to President Eisenhower’s famed “Military-Industrial Complex” speech. He was interviewed by independent producer George Colburn as part of a documentary series on President Eisenhower’s military and political career. close

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

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Bernard Schriever Interview

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Program ID:
311359-1
Category:
Interview
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Interview
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First Aired:
Mar 23, 2013
Last Aired:
Mar 27, 2013

Airing Details

  • Mar 23, 2013 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 24, 2013 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 25, 2013 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 26, 2013 | 10:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 27, 2013 | 1:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 27, 2013 | 5:19am EDT | C-SPAN 3