Education; Government; School Crisis; Domestic Issues; Civil Rights
Manifesto issued by Senators representing Southern states outlining their opposition to Federal intervention in schools. Included is an expansion of Senator Fulbrights thoughts on the Manifesto and the sentiments that it represents.
Constitution; Congressional Power; Middle East; International Security
Fulbright speech outlining his reasons for opposition to Senate Joint Resolution 19 granting significant war powers to the President. Fulbright provides Constitutional and historical precedents for his opposition.
Education; Communism; International Relations; Domestic Policy; Educational Exchanges
Fulbright speech explaining the need for the United States to regain and maintain its intellectual advantage in response to the scientifc achievements of the Soviet Union. Fulbright argued for an increased emphasis on education both domestically...
Foreign Policy; International Relations; USSR; Communism
Speech by Fulbright warning of the danger of U.S. apathy in light of the Soviet Union's technological and international achievements. Fulbright's speech constitutes a constructive criticism of Eisenhower administration foreign policy.
International Relations; Foreign Policy; American Society
Fulbright speech commenting on the impact of the fictional work "The Ugly American." Although fictional, the work is based on actual events having real-world implications damaging to America's reputation abroad.
Humorous exchange on the floor of the Senate in which Senator Fulbright disputes an assertion by Senator Robert Taft, of Ohio, that Republicans are more attractive than Democrats. Included are constituent responses which illustrate that even...