War Powers Act The committee’s hearing on the constitutional question of which arm of the U.S. government has the power to declare war continued with… read more

War Powers Act The committee’s hearing on the constitutional question of which arm of the U.S. government has the power to declare war continued with testimony from four professors of law. Mr. Rostow brought up the distinctions between offensive and defensive use of the U.S. armed forces in determining whether the president or Congress has the right to initiate a war. close

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War Powers Act

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Program ID:
15638-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 09, 1991 | 3:42am EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 13, 1991 | 4:49am EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jan 09, 1991 | 3:42am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 13, 1991 | 4:49am EST | C-SPAN 1
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