National Security Act and the Constitution Mr. Vidal spoke about how the National Security Act and U.S. policy in the early stages of the Cold War has shaped U.S. history over the… read more

National Security Act and the Constitution Mr. Vidal spoke about how the National Security Act and U.S. policy in the early stages of the Cold War has shaped U.S. history over the past fifty years. He stressed that decisions, such as to rearm Germany and contain Communism, were made with no consent from the population and caused the fiscal and social burdens of the present. After his remarks, he took questions from the audience. close

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Program ID:
102273-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 18, 1998
Last Aired:
Jul 7, 1998

Airing Details

  • Mar 18, 1998 | 1:00pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 18, 1998 | 6:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 18, 1998 | 10:36pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 19, 1998 | 5:49am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 21, 1998 | 8:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 03, 1998 | 4:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 06, 1998 | 5:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 07, 1998 | 3:36am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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