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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.