VIDEO: President Dwight Eisenhower’s Farewell Address to the nation January 17, 1961

President Eisenhower’s 1961 farewell address, in which he warned of the “unwarranted influence” of the military-industrial complex and appealed for an “alert and knowledgeable citizenry” as the only force able to balance the contrasting demands of security and liberty in a democratic state.

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A Generation X|Y'er that resides in beautiful San Diego, Ca.
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