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… read more

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 the Historical Office of the Secretary of Defense in the William G. McGowan Theater of the National Archives Museum was to launch Richard Hunt’s book, Melvin Laird and the Foundation of the Post-Vietnam Military, 1969-1973. close

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  • David Ferriero Archivist of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
  • George C. Herring Professor Emeritus University of Kentucky->History Department
  • Richard A. Hunt Consultant Department of Defense->Historical Office of the Secretary
  • Erin Mahan Chief Historian Department of Defense->Office of the Secretary
  • Jeremi Suri Professor University of Texas at Austin->LBJ School of Public Affairs
  • John W. Warner U.S. Senator (Former) [R] Virginia
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  • Melvin Laird and the Foundation of the Post-Vietnam Military, 1969-1973
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Melvin Laird and the U.S. Military

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Program ID:
327053-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 25, 2015 | 10:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 30, 2015 | 12:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 25, 2015 | 10:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 26, 2015 | 2:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 26, 2015 | 6:52am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 30, 2015 | 12:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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