Edward M. Kennedy Senate Files
Sound recording of the radio program "Face Off." Senator Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy of Massachusetts and Senator Alan K. "Al" Simpson of Wyoming debate the appropriateness of a fund proposed by the U.S. Department of Defense to manage money contributed by foreign governments toward U.S. operations in the Persian Gulf. They debate whether the Pentagon set up the fund as a "slush fund" to avoid oversight. The episode aired on Wednesday, October 3, 1990, on the Mutual Broadcasting System.