Ronald Reagan Delivers "Star Wars" Speech Ca. 1983
Part 1Unknown - 1983
When he took office, President Ronald Reagan began advocating for a massive buildup of national defense spending. In a nationally televised speech on March 23, 1983, Reagan defended the need to build up the nation's nuclear arsenal against the threat of the Soviet Union. He also proposed the Strategic Defense Initiative, a theoretical system that would allow the U.S. military to shoot down an incoming enemy missile.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : , WPA Film Library, , 
Copyright Date: ©1983
Characteristics: video file,rda 1 online resource (1 video file (2 min., 3 sec.)) : sound, color