On May 15, 1978, Dorn addresses a crowd at a Columbia, South Carolina barbeque. During this campaign stop, Dorn presents his view on national defense. He calls for a strong military to ensure peace and stability. To date, he argues, America has refused to remain strong for peace. Topics include military bases around the world, building up arms, and the Panama Canal. Listen to the Recording »

Professor Ron Romine of the University of South Carolina-Spartanburg, conducted a series of oral history interviews with Dorn. On February 3, 1981, they discussed Dorn's first term as a United States Congressman. In this clip, Dorn describes the committee hearing and the complexities of the National Security Act of 1947, uniting the branches of the military. Dorn describes questioning General Eisenhower, Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in World War II, when he himself was a former corporal in the Army. Dorn explains how his military experiences shaped his beliefs on this legislation. Listen to the Recording »

Professor Ron Romine of the University of South Carolina-Spartanburg, conducted a series of oral history interviews with Dorn. On April 2, 1981, they discussed the Marshall Plan. Dorn begins to explain why he voted against the Marshall Plan. He refers back to his experiences in World War II when he viewed Europe from the underside causing him to build up anti-British and anti-French attitudes. Listen to the Recording »