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Richard Perle

Richard Norman Perle is an American political advisor, consultant, and lobbyist who began his career in government as a senior staff member to Senator Henry “Scoop” Jackson on the Senate Armed Services Committee in the 1970s. Later he was heavily involved with the Reagan administration and served as the assistant Secretary of Defense and also worked on the Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee from 1987 to 2004. He was Chairman of the Board in 2001 under the Bush Administration but eventually resigned in 2003 due to conflict of interests. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Richard Perle has 85 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1985 Call-In as an Assistant Secretary for the International Security Affairs of the Department of Defense. The year with the most videos was 1987 with seven videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 1,444 views per program. Most appearances with Joshua Muravchik (4), Kim R. Holmes (4), Jeane J. Kirkpatrick (4). Most common tags: Foreign Policy, Terrorism, Soviet Union.

Appearances by Title:c. December 15, 1987 - Present Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute Videos: 63


Assistant Secretary, International Security Affairs, Department of Defense c. January 28, 1981 - c. December 17, 1987 Videos: 20 Member, Defense Policy Board c. December 15, 1987 - c. February 18, 2004 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • <em>The World Turned Upside Down</em>

    The World Turned Upside Down

    London’s Daily Mail columnist and author of the book The World Turned Upside Down: The Global Battle Over God, Truth and…

  • Obama Administration at One Year

    Obama Administration at One Year

    Panelists discussed the Obama administration after one year. The panel consisted of essayists from the January-February 2010…

  • <em>Nuclear Heuristics</em>

    Nuclear Heuristics

    Robert Zarate and Henry D. Sokolski talked about the book they edited, Nuclear Heuristics: Selected Writings of Albert and Roberta Wohlstetter

  • Defining Neoconservatism

    Defining Neoconservatism

    Richard Perle, former assistant secretary of defense for international security policy in the Reagan administration, talked about foreign policy in the Obama…

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