Atty. Gen. Thornburgh Addresses Fed. Soc.

Thornburgh’s speech is divided into three parts. First, he discusses the new federalism of the 1980s, which has reduced the power of the… read more

Thornburgh’s speech is divided into three parts. First, he discusses the new federalism of the 1980s, which has reduced the power of the federal government and enlarged that of the states. In addition to praising the policy, Thornburgh argues that it is more in line with what the Founding Fathers wanted. Secondly, he discussess the effect of federalism upon law enforcement. Here he argues that states have a greater degree of law enforcement capacity, allowing them to experiment with certain procedures more efficiently than the federal government would be able to do. Finally, Thornburgh discusses the issue of drugs which he argues links all levels of governmental law enforcement agencies. close

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Atty. Gen. Thornburgh Addresses Fed. Soc.

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Program ID:
4390-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
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First Aired:
Sep 10, 1988 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Sep 13, 1988 | 5:40am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Sep 10, 1988 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 11, 1988 | 9:57am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 12, 1988 | 4:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 13, 1988 | 5:40am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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