01 Dec 2013
In September, with President Obama trying to rally support for military action against Syria, the media repeatedly sought out Michael Beschloss (MBA 1980), the author of eight books about American presidents. Beschloss noted that the Founding Fathers "very specifically said it's the Congress that should have the power to declare war." But, he noted, "you look through American history, 200 years, only five wars have been declared by Congress, and I think we fought a few more than that" (The Rachel Maddow Show, MSNBC, September 5, 2013).
Class of MBA 1980, Section F