112 Assignment: Eisenhower’s Farewell

After reading the Eisenhower Farewell Address (or watching the video of it), answer the following in a paragraph:

  • What is the military-industrial complex and how does it work?
  • What benefits has it provided to the nation?
  • Why should the nation be afraid of it?  What dangers does it pose?

Remember to use specific quotes and passages from the speech in support of your answer.

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