David M. Abshire

David M. Abshire

David Manker Abshire served as a Special Counselor to President Reagan and was the U.S. Ambassador to NATO from 1983-87. Abshire presided over the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
David M. Abshire has 37 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1988 Senate Committee as an Ambassador for the NAT of the United States. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 1,031 views per program. Most appearances with John J. Hamre (4), Samuel Nunn (3), William E. Brock III (3). Most common tags: Foreign Policy, Soviet Union, Department of Defense.

Appearances by Title:c. March 26, 2009 - Present President, Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress Videos: 4 c. November 15, 1999 - Present President, Center for the Study of the Presidency Videos: 12 c. October 31, 1988 - Present President, Center for Strategic and International Studies Videos: 17


Ambassador, NAT, United States c. January 27, 1988 - c. October 31, 1988 Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • History of Executive Orders

    History of Executive Orders

    David Abshire talked about the history of executive orders, laws made by the president that bypassing Congress. At the time…

  • Partisanship and Governance in Washington

    Partisanship and Governance in Washington

    Panelists talked about challenges to U.S. fiscal and economic health and identified ways to overcome a “broken” Washington. Among the topics they…

  • Leadership and Strategy

    Leadership and Strategy

    David Abshire talked about lessons to be learned from the leadership and strategy of Admiral Arleigh Burke. Following Mr.…

  • The Future of America

    The Future of America

    A press conference was held for the release of the report Saving America’s Future: A Challenge to the American People, the first report…

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