May 12, 2014: Key members of RN’s staff talked about the revitalization of the National Security Council, and how the 37th President put a premium on strategic planning in foreign affairs.

Participants at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. included Richard V. Allen and Robert C. McFarlane, who both went on to become national security advisors to President Reagan; John F. Lehman, Jr., former Secretary of the Navy (1981-1987); and Winston Lord, former Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China (1985-1989). Fox News national security analyst KT McFarland moderated.