Title

"Limiting the power of the President"

Date

1-1972

Streaming Media

Series

Speeches by Prominent People

Length

57 minutes

Notes

Morse, Oregon politician and former candidate for the Democratic Presidential nomination, gained the nickname "The Conscience of the Senate" during his service in the U.S. Senate for his independent stance on numerous contentious issues, including the Vietnam War. In this recording, Morse points out the need to limit the powers of the Presidency, placing particular emphasis on military actions undertaken on the initiative of Presidents Eisenhower, Johnson, and Nixon.

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.

Subjects

United States -- Politics and government

Original Format

Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, 1/4 track, mono

Rights

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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/11332

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