Conversation with Dick Cheney

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  • CH. 1: Secretary of Defense Cheney

    Dick Cheney served as Secretary of Defense under George H. W. Bush. It was, he notes here, the job he enjoyed most of all.

    00:15 - 10:37

  • CH. 2: The Gulf War

    Cheney supervised Operation Desert Storm in 1990-1991. Here he recalls the politics and diplomacy of the campaign.

    10:37 - 35:14

  • CH. 3: From Nixon to Ford

    Arriving in Washington in 1968, by 1974 Cheney was President Ford’s Chief of Staff. How did it happen?

    35:14 - 53:23

  • CH. 4: President Gerald Ford

    Kristol and Cheney consider the 38th President, who, according to Cheney, served the country well.

    53:23 - 1:10:09

  • CH. 5: The Reagan Years

    Cheney recalls his work as a member of the Republican leadership in Congress during the Reagan presidency.

    1:10:09 - 1:23:48

  • CH. 6: Dick Cheney on 9/11

    Cheney on 9/11: “It was a life altering experience…especially for those of us who were in the bunker that day.”

    1:23:48 - 1:39:33

  • CH. 7: Threats we Face

    According to Cheney, the U.S. is entering a period of considerable danger in foreign affairs. Why?

    1:39:33 - 1:51:39