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How the U.S. Relies on Foreign Markets for National Security

New York Times correspondent Martin Tolchin and his wife Susan wrote "Selling Our Security." It examines the ways U.S. political leaders, especially during the Reagan-Bush years, have pursued laissez-faire policies to the extent that most of America's valuable technological secrets have been sold to other countries.


Other segments from the episode on October 14, 1992

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 14, 1992: Interview with Martin Tolchin; Interview with Rocky Carrol; Commentary on Scepter Records.


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