U.S. Persian Gulf Policy

In questioning the former defense secretary, senators raised the issue of whether President Bush would seek a formal declaration of war before… read more

In questioning the former defense secretary, senators raised the issue of whether President Bush would seek a formal declaration of war before committing U.S. troops to military action. Mr. McNamara pointed to the lessons of Vietnam and said, “I do not believe the president will initiate action without the approval of the American people expressed by the approval of Congress.” close

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U.S. Persian Gulf Policy

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Program ID:
15261-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 04, 1990 | 2:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 05, 1990 | 6:05am EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Dec 04, 1990 | 2:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 05, 1990 | 6:05am EST | C-SPAN 1
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