Eisenhower’s ‘Military Industrial Complex’ WARNING of Misplaced Power

“In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.”

“Only an alert and knowledgeable citizenry can compel the proper meshing of the huge industrial and military machinery of defense with our peaceful methods and goals.”

1961 Ike’s warning about the “unwarranted influence… by the Military-Industrial Complex”: He also warns about scientific research, power and money. starts at 8:41



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