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 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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