Memorandum for the President:
Presidential Powers To Use the U.S. Armed Forces To Control Potential Civilian Disturbances
(May 1, 1999)

This memorandum is fictional but accurately depicts the broad powers enjoyed by presidents to utilize U.S. military forces to address domestic disturbances.

Bill Olson Speech on Executive Orders (July 14, 1999)

Bill Olson spoke at a National Conference on Presidential Powers and Executive Orders at the headquarters of the Reserve Officers Associaiton of the U.S. The title of his presentation was “Martial Law, Y2K, and Presidential Power.”