Monday, January 17, 2011

Fortress America Obsolete?

The War Machine: America's Largest Exporters

Just days before he left office in 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower gave the speech that coined the phrase, "the military-industrial complex." It was his warning to the nation about the impact of invested interests, and some say it's a lesson in truth that America needs but didn't heed.

Grandson David Eisenhower & history professor Andrew Bacevich comment.
A Legacy of Unchallenged Influence
Audio Embed: All Things Considered 1/16/11,
Host: Guy Raz.

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