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J. William Fulbright Papers 2nd Accession Speech Index - B

  • Backward Nations see:Underdeveloped Nations
  • Bacon, Francis, quoted, 1.24.74
  • Bagehot, Walter, quoted, 4.25.61
  • Balance of payments, 7.8.59 (12953); 2.6.61 (1725); 3.15.61 (3995-7); 2.23.65 (SF)
    • US travel to Europe encouraged, 4.24.50
    • need to aid foreign countries in, 4.26.50 (5776)
    • and tourism, 2.24.65 (SF)
    • and foreign aid, 3.4.65 (SF)
    • withdraw some US troops, 3.5.49; 3.14.65
    • and wheat sales to Russia, 8.30.65 (SF)
    • reason for US aggravation of arms races, 7.26.66 (SF)
    • and foreign aid program, 8.17.67 (SF)
    • effect of Inter-American Bank, 8.23.67 (SF)
  • Balance of Power, views concerning, 4.19.69 (EW) and cloture, 3.9.71 (S2655)
  • Balfour Declaration on Palestine, 10.21.45
  • Ballistic missiles (See ABM, Arms Race)
  • Balkan federation, 3.30.49 (3457)
  • Balkan union, 4.5.49 (3885)
  • Baltic states, 3.5.60 (4555)
  • Bank, Interest, JWF votes present on Brock Amendment, 5.22.73 (S9593)
  • Bank mergers, 7.25.56 (14346-7, 14351-5); 5.6.60 (9710-13)
    • danger of monopolies, 4.25.56 (6935-6)
  • Banking, 10.17.59
    • period of prosperity, 8.21.53
    • dangers of chain banking, 5.20.54 (6904)
    • members of boards, 6.23.55 (9070)
    • branch banks in certain states, 3.23.55 (9083-4)
    • federal legislation, 3.14.57 (3680-94); 3.18.57 (3837); 3.19.57 (3955-60); 3.21.57 (4129-34)
    • insured banks and savings & loan associations, 2.10.58
    • current legislation, 5.28.58
  • Banking and Currency Committee, financial needs of, 2.21.56 (3026-9)
    • departure from chairmanship 2.4.59 (1742)
  • Barkhead, Annie Mae, tribute to, 4.22.69 (EW)
  • Barkley, Alben, eulogy, 5.9.56 (7749)
  • Barnett, Doak, quoted, 5.5.66
  • Barnett case, criminal contempt, 5.20.64 (SF)
  • Bartlett, Robert, tribute to, 2.19.69 (SF) S1845)
  • Basketball, scandal, 3.27.51 (2905)
  • Battle Act, 5.11.61 (7829)
  • Bauxite, 3.26.43 (2566); 7.1.54 (9496)
    • northern exploitation, 3.26.68 (SF)
  • Baxter, Dr. L. L., Northwest Arkansas Times editorial, 6.26.74 (S11973)
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion, President Kennedy, JWF, and, 4.19.69 (EW)
  • Beard, Charles A., quoted, 10.23.47
  • Beaver Dam, 4.6.49; 6.13.56 (10180); 4.30.59
  • Beeson, Albert C., confirmation of, opposed, 2.18.54 (1998)
  • Belgian-American Foundation, 8.24.51 (10637)
  • Belgium, extradition convention, 8.6.64 (SF)
  • Bell, David, tribute, 6.11.65 (SF)
  • Ben Gurion, David, interview on Israel and Mid-East situation, 4.1.71 (S4186)
    • Quoted, 11.2.74
  • Benelux countries, currency union, 4.5.49 (3878)
  • Bennett, Dr. John C, mentioned, 5.12.70 (SF) S6998
  • Benson, Ezra Taft, farm policies of, 2.18.53 (1176-87)
  • Bentham, Jeremy, political philosophy of, 1.21.63
  • Benton, William, tribute to on death, 4.73 (S6403)
  • Berlin, Russian propaganda base, 8.24.51 (10638)
    • courage of, 6.17.55 (8604)
    • US presence in, supported, 2.26.59 (3033)
    • international control suggested, 3.14.59
    • access routes, 7.23.61
    • can be closed to refugees, 7.30.61
    • Allies should initiate negotiations, 7.30.61
    • free city proposal, 7.30.61
    • no restrictions on travel between sectors, 8.4.61 (14696)
    • negotiable issues, 9.21.61
    • freedom of, vital US interest, 9.21.61
    • situation due to Allied lack of foresight, 9.16.63 (17060)
    • US should not abandon, 4.21.66
    • crisis, 3.14.59; 3.16.59 (4231)
    • summit conference, 3.5.59
    • stalemate, 9.9.59 (18774)
    • Berlin situation, 8.19.62
    • background, 9.1.61 (17914)
  • Bernstein, Leonard, 6.27.61 (11403)
  • Berry, Senator James, 4.5.60 (7323)
  • Betancourt, Romulo, tribute, 2.14.63 (2312)
  • Better Schools Act of 1973, 3.24.74
  • Beveridge, Albert, quoted, 5.5.67; 9.25.67
  • Beveridge Plan, 7.15.43
  • Biffle, Les, tribute, 4.6.66 (SF)
  • Binational educational exchanges, 2.9.65 (SF)
  • Bio-chemical Warfare, 6.8.71
  • Bionder, Bernard C., tribute to, 10.21.71 (S16746)
  • Bipartisanship, see:Foreign Policy
  • Birmingham, Alabama, church bombing, 9.16.63 (17021)
  • Birth control, 1.16.65
    • in backward nations, 8.6.61, 3.14.67 (SF)
    • more staffing needed, 5.19.67 (SF)
    • Packwood Amendment to Special Foreign Economic and Humanitarian Act, 11.10.71 (S18101)
  • Bishop, Dr. Charles, 8.14.74
  • Black, Justice Hugo, quoted, 5.20.64 (SF)
  • Black market, domestic, 6.27.47 (7795)
  • Blake, Peter, quoted, 4.5.64
  • Bloodworth, D., article by, "East Thinks West is Filthy,"
    • character and traits of Asians, 9.28.70 (S16582)
  • Board, Joseph, "Government and Politics of Sweden," low unemployment, ecology, urban planning in
    • Sweden, 12.21.70 (S20868)
  • Boeing industries, 10.3.67(SF
  • Books, US, sale abroad, 9.5.62 (18598-9)
  • Boorstin, Daniel, quoted, 10.13.62
  • Borculo, Holland, gift to Warren, Ark, 12.8.49
  • Boston Red Sox, 12.8.67(SF)
  • Bowles, Chester, suggested for UN ambassadorship, 8.13.60 (16362)
    • tribute, 1.23.61 (1150)
  • Boxer Rebellion, 9.27.45 (9044); 3.7.66 (SF)
  • Bowie knife, Fleming article about inventor, James Black, 4.10.72 (S5712)
  • Boy Scouts of America, 2.5.52 (791)
  • Bracero program, 8.15.63 (15203)
  • Brant, Willi, 1.19.67 (SF)
  • Brazil, most important country in Latin America, 6.14.65 (SF)
    • US policy toward, 8.9.65
    • conditions in Recife, 1.26.67; 2.6.67
    • unconscious imperialism of US policy in, 1.26.67; 2.6.67
    • Brazil, referred to, 6.9.69 (SF)
    • American Embassy, "Operation Topsy", 10.6.72 (S17145)
  • Bretton Woods Agreement, 6.19.45 (6255); 7.18.45 (7671-2)
    • amended, 3.19.59 (4593-5)
  • Brewster, Senator Ralph Owen, colloquy with, 12.18.50 (16695-6)
  • Brezhnev, Leonid, Normalization of relations with U.S., 6.26.74 (S11597)
    • Quoted on nuclear tests, 7.31.74
    • Detente and the possibility of deposal, 7.31.74
    • Quoted on western inflation, 11.2.74
  • Bricker Amendment, Senate attitude on treaties, 1.28.54 (939-40)
    • gadget, 1.31.54
    • criticized, 2.1.54 (1074)
    • evidence of tendency to withdraw from reality, 2.2.54 (1105)
    • no need for, 2.2.54 (1106)
    • proposal of Senator George opposed, 2.25.54 (2260)
    • radicalism of, 1.19.55
  • Briggs, Ellis, 5.22.68 (SF)
  • Brinton, Crane, quoted, 4.27.66
    • quoted on revolutionary fervor, 7.31.74
  • British Commonwealth, 9.30.61
  • British Guiana, 11.14.63 (21865)
    • independence opposed, 6.23.63
  • Brock Amendment, Foreign Assistance Act, withdrawal of funds from countries not supporting 1949 Geneva Convention, 10.29.71 (S17187)
  • Broilers, price supports for, 2.7.50; 6.28.51 (7337)
  • Broomsticks, modification of duty, 7.9.54 (10178-9)
  • Brotherhood, Article concerning, by Robert Yoakum, 6.30.70 (S10240)
  • Brotherhood of man, 1.13.55
  • Brown vs. Board of Education, condemned, 12.17.58
  • Brown, Bruce K., tribute to, 5.19.52
  • Browning, Mayor William E., 3.4.74 (S2665)
  • Brundage, Percival, tribute, 5.2.57 (6274)
  • Brussels Conference, 3.8.48 (2286)
  • Bruyère, Jean de la, quoted, 5.5.66
  • Bryce, James, quoted, 1.15.40
  • Brzezinski, Zbigniew, quoted, 9.9.63 (16540); 11.24.68
  • Buddhism, 4.8.59 (5491)
  • Buckley Amendment, Foreign Assistance Act, U S. membership in U.N. reassessed, 10.29.71 (S17155)
    • F. R., article, "Human Reward", 3.12.73 (S4385)
  • Budget, balancing problems, 5.21.49
    • confusion surrounding increase in defense costs, 9.26.67
    • Nixon's "Secret Plan -- the Budget," by Richard duBoff, 3.9.71 (S2716)
    • Articles by Leland DuVall, Hobart Rowan, Dennis Duggan, 8.6.71 (S13737)
    • Executive Shell Game - Hiding Billions from Con-Gress," 11.11.71 (S18232)
    • Military Spending, Economy, Harold Willens, statement, 2.24.72 (S2513)
    • Federal review, 2.15.74
  • Buffalo River, national wild rivers system, 1.30.67 (SF)
    • Should it become National River, article by Fred P. Graham, "Drifting Down the Arkansas River," 8.19.70 (S13402)
    • designated as national river, 4.22.71
    • as national river, 2.9.72 (S1494)
  • Bulgaria, mentioned 6.5.69 (SF) S5997
  • Bull Shoals dam, 5.19.48 (6069)
  • Bumpers, Dale, announcement for Senate, 3,13.74
    • Refusal to debate, 5-13.74
  • Bureaucracy, condemn, 12.10.43
    • misadministration in Campbell Soup case, 2.7.64 (SF)
    • American mistrust of, 6.26.64
    • tendency to expand, 5.22.68 (SF)
  • Burger, Warren, nomination to Supreme Court, 6.9.69 (SF) S6192)
  • Burke, Edmund, quoted, 4.25.61; 1.21.63; 4.27.66; 5.5.66; 5.19.67 (SF)
  • Burma, Soviet diplomatic blunders, 5.19.59 (8445-7)
    • economic aid, 9.7.59 (18334)
    • untroubled by China, 3.22.66
    • criticism of foreign aid programs by, 7.26.66 (SF)
  • Business, 2.7.64 (SF); 1.22.63 (787)
  • Business, ethics of, 3.27.51 (2905)
    • participation in government by men trained in, 7.19.55 (10891-2)
    • small, Republican disinterest in, 7.25.47 (10183)
    • desirability of, 3.19.48 (3164)
    • RFC loans, 6.28.49
    • government research clearinghouse for, 8.9.49
    • effect of minimum wage on, 8.31.49 (12569-71)
    • legislation aiding, 6.2.50 (7959-60)
    • and RFC, 4.13.51 (3849-50)
    • damaged by nation-wide minimum wage law, 5.12.52
    • Walsh-Healy Act, 6.4.52 (6529-31)
    • need to maintain, 2.3.56 (1941); 3.15.56 (4804)
    • economic difficulties, 4.12.56 (6216-7)
    • in South, 5.20.56
    • loans for excessive rainfall, 1.27.58 (1051-2)
    • need for assistance to, 3.14.58 (4429)
    • banking provisions, 5.28.58
    • federal loans, 6.9.58 (10507-9, 10516-7, 10521-2, 10525-6)
    • need for more government research and development contracts, 7.1.58 (12795-6)
    • tax relief, 7.11.47 (8863); 7.23.47 (9791); 2.7.48; 3.9.48 (3163); 8.9.49 (11033); 7.28.55 (11757-8); 2.3.56
    • (1941-2); 3.15.56 (4804-6); 3.26.56 (5524-5); 4.19.56 (4804-7); 5.15.56 (8139-40); 2.21.57 (2401-3); 3.19.57; 3.21.57 (2401-3); 3.26.57 (4386-97); 3.27.57 (4478-9); 6.20.58 (11858)
    • handicaps under FEPC laws, 4.29.64 (SF)
  • Business, small, tax relief, letter to president, 2.5.57
    • correspondence with President, 7.22.57 (12276)
    • see also: Small Business Administration
  • Businessmen, in defense department posts, criticized, 1.29.60 (1593)
  • Busing, Raspberry article, 2.17.72 (S2054)
  • Butler, Samuel, quoted, 6.4.66; 1.25.74
  • Butter, and margarine tax, 12.18.47 (11591)
    • consumption, 1.4.50 (48)
    • importation of, 1.23.52 (441)
    • sale to Russia, endorsed, 1.31.54
  • Butterfield, Fox, article on South Korean repression, 7.18.74 (S12970)
  • Butterfield, Herbert, quoted, 12.5.66; 2.22.67; 5.5.67
  • Butterworth, W.W., confirmation of, 9.27.49 (13290-1)
  • Butz, Earl L., letter to, re impoundment of REAP funds, 4.22.74 (S5998)
  • Byrd, Senator Harry, retirement, 3.14.66 (SF)
  • Byrd Amendment, introduction of, as modification of Cooper-Church, 6.10.70 (SF) S8780
    • Debate concerning, and JWF views toward, 6.11.70 (SF) S8801
  • Byrnes, James, foreign policy of, 10.31.46
  • Byrns, Clarence, eulogy, 9.23.64 (SF)
  • Byron, Lord, quoted, 11.2.74