Nixon's Secret Legacy (1975)

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  • Featuring

    John Pilger

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    United Kingdom

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Presents a picture of the men and women who protect, nurse, and are prepared to fire the missiles from a Minutemean Base in South Dakota. It was made after the Americans announced that henceforth their missiles are targetted on enemy missile sites and not on enemy cities as before, indicating a "first strike" policy, rather than one of "flexible response". It outlines clearly the new policy "counter-force" and all its implications, discussing the role of ex-president Nixon in the formulation of the policy.

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