Conservative Stands and Issues In his speech, Senator Helms addressed the basic conservative view on major topics of the the times. These included a stand against banning… read more

Conservative Stands and Issues In his speech, Senator Helms addressed the basic conservative view on major topics of the the times. These included a stand against banning prayer in school, abortion, increased government spending, and increased federal taxes. Helms also criticized recent foreign policy decisions and actions, like the Central American Peace Plan and the imposing of sanctions on South Africa, as supporting communism. Finally, Senator Helms assailed the media for distorting the news in accordance with its liberal bias. close

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Program ID:
3041-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 29, 1987 | 6:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Sep 29, 1987 | 6:07am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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