Fateful Decisions: Inside the National Security Council

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Oral History Roundtables include:

The Nixon Administration National Security Council (December 8, 1998)

International Economic Policymaking and the National Security Council (February 11, 1999)

The Bush Administration National Security Council (April 29, 1999)

The Role of the National Security Adviser (October 25, 1999)

China Policy and the National Security Council (November 4, 1999)

Arms Control and the National Security Council (March 23, 2000)

The Clinton Administration National Security Council (September 27, 2000)

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