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  • Discussion on Melvin Laird and the US Military
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    Melvin Laird and the U.S. Military

    Panelists talked about Melvin Laird’s time as President Nixon’s defense secretary during the last years of the Vietnam War, and his strategy to position the military for the future. This event by…

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    Melvin Laird in War, Peace, and Politics

    The panel talked about the life and career of Melvin Laird. After his election in 1968, President-Elect Nixon asked Wisconsin Congressman Melvin Laird to find him a secretary of defense.…