50 years on... Eisenhower's prescience lives on
Jan 17, 2011 5:31 pm
50 years ago, on January 17, 1961, then-President Dwight Eisenhower gave what is now considered to be one of the great speeches of all time, a serious look at the future of America beyond politics. In it, he introduced the idea of the "industrial military complex." Listen and hope that now, a half century on, we may finally heed its prescience.