Looking toward 2000 / Noam Chomsky ; interviewed by Samori Marksman.

Program Title:
Looking toward 2000 / Noam Chomsky ; interviewed by Samori Marksman.
PRA Archive #: 

Noam Chomsky, noted M.I.T. linguist and foreign policy analyst, discusses the potential impact of the Clinton Presidency. Chomsky argues that Clinton presents a continuation of business-oriented American policies, but there will be a shift from defense spending to bio-technologies. Chomsky traces the developing United States policies since the Nixon administration, touching upon new technologies and developments in international economic relations with the proposed NAFTA agreements. He sees the use of peripheral issues (such as Civil Rights and abortion) as a means of distracting American citizens from fundamental inequalities in power and economic access. Next, Chomsky offers a comparison of the Kennedy and Reagan administrations, with neither addressing the problems in American society. He goes on to discuss the development of the National Security State and the role of the Cold War domestic and foreign affairs.

Date Recorded on: 
WBAI, Jan. 1993.
Date Broadcast on: 
Item duration: 
2 reels (93 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono.
These terms will not bring up a complete list of all items in our catalog associated with this subject. Click here to search our entire catalog.
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1992.
PRA metadata viewPRA metadata view
This recording is currently on a 1/4” reel tape and has not been digitally preserved. If you would like to contribute to the cost of transferring this recording, and receive your own personal copy on CD, please complete this form and we will return your request with pricing information. You will hear from an archive staff member once your request has been researched. We can also be reached by phone at 800-735-0230.