Video Clip: The History of National Emergencies and the Expansion of Presidential Powers


Independent Institute Senior Fellow Ivan Eland discussed the history of national emergencies and presidential emergency powers. He spoke about the powers found in the Constitution, the National Emergencies Act and the expansion of presidential powers.

5 minutes


  • Executive Overreach
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Imperial Presidency
  • Inherent Power
  • National Emergencies Act Of 1976
  • Sanction
  • Separations Of Powers
  • Tyranny
  • Watergate

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