Foreign Affairs; First Speech in Congress; Sovereignty of the Skies; International Relations; Clare Boothe Luce
J. William Fulbright's first speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, in which he addresses the shortcomings of Rep. Clare Boothe Luce's earlier speech regarding "Sovereignty of the Skies."
Sen. J. W. Fulbright ith three of his colleagues who testified before his committee on the overseas information program. L to R: Senator Homer Ferguson (R. Mich.), Sen. Fulbright, Bourke B. Hickenlooper (R. IA), H. Alexander Smith (R. NJ)
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.
Foreign Policy; Domestic Policy; International Relations
Fulbright speech arguing for the necessity of an informed, non- or un-partisan public debate on foreign policy. Fulbright also notes the erosion of differences between domestic and foreign policy, and how the effects of one impacts the other.