U.S. Economy and the Defense Budget

Professor Melman spoke about how consistently high levels of defense spending have influenced the U.S. economy. He focused on how this has caused… read more

Professor Melman spoke about how consistently high levels of defense spending have influenced the U.S. economy. He focused on how this has caused less private capitalism and more state capitalism through the federal government’s relations with the large corporations which dominate the defense industries. Professor Melman is the author of The Permanent War Economy. close

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  • Seymour Melman Professor Emeritus Columbia University->Economics
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U.S. Economy and the Defense Budget

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Program ID:
77653-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Mar 27, 1997 | 4:35pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Mar 28, 1997 | 9:58am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Mar 27, 1997 | 4:35pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 28, 1997 | 4:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 28, 1997 | 9:58am EST | C-SPAN 2
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