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Civics 101 – Episode 15: Department of State and Department of Defense

Posted By Filiz Yargici On April 6, 2017 @ 5:31 pm In | Comments Disabled

Each podcast episode of Civics 101 gives listeners a non-partisan, topical “refresher course on how American democracy was designed and how it is practiced in the real world.”

Episode 15: “They are two of the most powerful positions in a president’s cabinet: the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Defense. One has been around since the American Revolution, the other is relatively new. So what exactly do these two departments and their heads do? And are diplomatic efforts and military strategy natural opposites? In this episode, the history and interaction between two of the most powerful US agencies.”

Listen to podcast (17:21): https://www.civics101podcast.org/civics-101-episodes/ep15 [1]

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