Saturday, December 11, 2010

Eisenhower's work of genius.

In the New Yorker, there is the story of a new document find which shows the arduous and passionate crafting of the "military-industrial complex" farewell speech.

Farewell Radio and Television Address to the American People,
January 17th, 1961

[Delivered from the President’s Office at 8:30 p.m.]

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Mark your calendars now for the 50th anniversary commemorating the historic farewell address given by Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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David Gergen
Sr. Political Analyst, CNN

Panel Members:
James Fallows - The Atlantic
Dana Priest - The Washington Post
Evan Thomas - Newsweek