Congress passed War Powers Act

On November 7, 1973, Congress passed the War Powers Act, overriding President Nixon's veto.



Read the War Powers Act and review a summary of Congress and the War Power: Constitutional Anchor or Anachronism?, a seminar held at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on October 15, 2001.
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