President Eisenhower's Farewell Address 50 years later Four journalists discuss the continued relevance of President Eisenhower's famous farewell address 50 years ago this week. In the speech Eisenhower cautioned against a growing "military industrial complex," a potentially unstoppable union of defense contractors with the armed forces.12:00 p.m.
James Fallows: National correspondent for the Atlantic Magazine.
David Gergen: Senior Political Analyst for CNN. Former adviser to Presidents Nixon, Ford, Reagan, and Clinton.
Dana Priest: Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter for the Washington Post.
Evan Thomas: Former Editor-at-large for Newsweek Magazine. Author of forthcoming biography of President Dwight Eisenhower.