President Eisenhower’s Farewell Speech Warns Public About Military Industrial Complex

While there are many reasons to criticize Eisenhower’s Presidency and the many influences he provided the world, his farewell speech on January 17, 1961 stands out as one of his best public services as he, rightfully, prophecies and warns against the emerging “Military Industrial Complex”.

This should be shown in every classroom across America since we are inundated with the consequences of actions taken by this complex.

Skip to 8:41 if you want to go directly to the part of the speech that talks about the Military Industrial Complex.

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