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By Orrin G. Hatch
Procedural changes impede the chamber's traditional deliberative function
Topic - Caspar Weinberger
After World War II, the United States veered from one strategic military policy to another. The "mutual assured de- struction" of President Eisenhower and the Dulles brothers gave way to the "graduated escalation" of Robert McNamara during the Vietnam era.
Colin Powell was on "Larry King Live" last week — the day after Paris Hilton — and was talking about his life and politics in Washington.
In his memoir, Weinberger said the conduct of the Vietnam War shaped his thinking about defense policy.