Environmental Policy and National Security with R. James Woolsey (Conversations with History)

3/7/2011; 59 minutes

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes former Director of Central Intelligence R. James Woolsey for a discussion of the linkages between oil dependence, climate change and national security. Woolsey discusses his involvement in the anti war and civil rights movements in the 1960's. He analyzes the end of the Cold War and the problem of shifting paradigms in national security. He recalls the origins of his focus on environmental issues and describes the opportunities and constraints in the portfolio of options that would transform energy dependency into self sufficiency while addressing the problem of climate change. (#20707)

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