Brown Bag Lunch Series: Democracy Forum: Cold War Formation and the Un-Constitutional National Security State – Presented by Nick Biddle

August 14, 2019 12:00 pm

River Garden

157 Main St, Brattleboro, VT, 05301


Upper-class elitism in the U.S. State Department melded to corporate greed cultivated by armaments production through World War II set the stage for the Cold War. President Eisenhower warned us to beware the “disastrous rise of misplaced power,” counseling that we “take nothing for granted.” This presentation looks at how the disastrous rise of misplaced power developed so as to suggest avenues for disarming it.


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