WBEZ | dwight d. eisenhower http://www.wbez.org/tags/dwight-d-eisenhower Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Eisenhower's "military- industrial complex" speech remains relevant http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/fifty-years-eisenhowers-military-industrial-complex-speech-remains-relevant <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/eisenhower2.jpg" alt="" /><p><p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Next Monday is the 50<sup>th</sup> anniversary of President Dwight D. Eisenhower&rsquo;s farewell address. His remarks are best remembered for a warning to the American public in which he coined the phrase the &ldquo;military-industrial complex.&rdquo;&nbsp;During the half century that followed, America flexed its military might and the country&rsquo;s arms industry expanded to keep pace, forming the powerful allegiance Eisenhower predicted. Though prescient as it was, the speech also included wise advice beyond that unforgotten phrase. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.susaneisenhower.com/">Susan Eisenhower</a>, a national security expert and the granddaughter of the 34<sup>th</sup> president, tells us about the speech&rsquo;s legacy and its relevance today. </span></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <object width="480" height="385"><param value="http://www.youtube.com/v/jnaM8TqAzzo?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><param value="always" name="allowscriptaccess" /><embed width="480" height="385" allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/jnaM8TqAzzo?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US"></embed></object> <object width="480" height="385"><param value="http://www.youtube.com/v/KCRDp4OF5Ig?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US" name="movie" /><param value="true" name="allowFullScreen" /><param value="always" name="allowscriptaccess" /><embed width="480" height="385" allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" src="http://www.youtube.com/v/KCRDp4OF5Ig?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US"></embed></object></p> Thu, 13 Jan 2011 17:41:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/fifty-years-eisenhowers-military-industrial-complex-speech-remains-relevant