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Address to the Lansing Centennial

Title

Address to the Lansing Centennial

Type

Sound

Subject

Technology | Economy | Missile Defense | Rockets

Creator

Medaris, John Bruce

Contributor

M.C. Archie Fraser | Lansing Centennial

Date

1959-03-31

Description

General John Bruce Medaris speaks to the Lansing Centennial on how new technologies will affect the economy. He goes on to describe many other military accomplishments and changes in this area; he also notes Michigan's importance in military affairs. He further describes the new rockets (and missile defense systems) that were being developed at the time. He warns against weapons races and emphasizes the moral obligations associated with detonating thermonuclear war heads.

Citation

Medaris, John Bruce, “Address to the Lansing Centennial,” John H. Evans Library Digital Collections, accessed April 20, 2019, https://digcollections.lib.fit.edu/items/show/909.