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

  • Labor, wartime problems of, 5.25.43
    • and Senate cloture, 3.5.49 (1917)
    • high quality of, in Arkansas, 8.31.49 (12571)
  • Labor-management relations, 10.31.46
    • most critical postwar problem, 10.30.46
    • compulsory arbitration advocated, 10.31.46
    • national uniformity undesirable, 10.5.65 (SF)
  • Labor Unions, concentrated of power in, 10.31.46
    • interference in foreign policy, 2.24.64 (SF); 10.22.65 (SF)
  • Labouisse, Henry, denial of ICA post, 2.9.59 (2106-7)
  • LaFollette, Robert M., quoted on cloture, 3.4.49 (1864)
  • Lagado Academy, 11.19.63 (22372-3)
  • Laird, Melvin, testimony on ABM before Foreign Relations Committee, 3.21.69
    • debate with on ending Vietnam War, 3.21.69
    • views criticizing, 6.22.69
    • views concerning Vietnamization criticized, 12.10.69
  • Lake Michigan water diversion, 9.2.59 (17735)
  • Landon, Alf, views on China praised, 2.1.67 (SF)
  • Langer, Senator William, dispute with, 5.9.46 (4737)
  • Language, Chinese, does not convey Western meaning, 5.5.66
    • misuse of in politics, 4.17.68
  • Languages, foreign, American weakness in, 7.13.50 (10053-4)
    • need for broader knowledge of, 12.28.56
    • need to improve knowledge in foreign service, 5.15.57 (6978)
    • stress on in Russia, 1.15.58
    • federal aid for teachers of, 2.26.59 (2996)
    • inability of ambassadors to speak, 6.9.59 (10288)
    • no need to learn languages of Southeast Asia, 9.7.59 (18332)
    • Foreign Service Institute, 2.20.67 (SF)
  • Laos, 8.23.59
    • US should not commit own forces, 4.30.61; 5.20.61
    • US policy criticized, 6.29.61 (11703)
    • situation, 4.10.64 (SF)
    • views concerning secrecy of American involvement in, 12.18.69 (S16846)
    • and US involvement in Vietnam, 9.25.69
    • armed forces in, 12.16.69 (S16753) (12.15.69?)
    • American involvement in, 1.20.70 (S198)
    • closed floor debate regarding, 1.21.70 (E151)
    • extent of American involvement in questioned, 1.21.70 (S262)
    • US involvement in, 2.26.70 (S2082), (S2403)
    • statement on Laos, 2.27.70
    • What is the national interest of the US in Laos, 3.3.70
    • and China, UN, "Meet the Press," 3.8.70
    • Calley Case, 4.1.71
    • US involvement in, 6.8.71
    • proceedings in closed session on US involvement in Laos, 8.3.71 (S12929)
    • JWF on lack of information of, fighting in, 10.4.71 (S15767)
    • debate on control of secret war in, 10.4.71 (S15757)
    • Symington Amendment limiting funds for, 10.4.71 (S15772)
    • "U.S. Rapped on Laos Money Crisis," 11.11.71 (S182238)
    • POWs in, 1.24.74 (S419)
    • military aid, 9.30.74 (S17762)
  • Las Vegas, fleecing of tourists in, 2.24.65 (SF)
  • Latin America, good neighbor policy, 7.15.43
    • Inter-American development bank, 7.15.59 (13442)
    • threatened by Nazism, 7.30.40
    • school support program, 6.7.49 (7335)
    • cut in aid to, regretted, 8.30.51 (10852)
    • airline service, 6.16.55 (8410-1)
    • attacks on Nixon, 8.6.58 (16317)
    • military aid, 3.21.60 (6064)
    • economic aid, 8.19.60 (16795) (16846-9)
    • policies, 4.22.57
    • failure of US to stir social reform, 4.30.61
    • social revolution, 5.9.61 (7628-9)
    • inflation crisis, 5.18.61 (8333)
    • danger of alienation if US intervenes in Cuba, 6.29.61 (11704)
    • inflation, 8.16.61 (15972)
    • educational needs, 8.13.62
    • loan aid, 1.14.64 (SF)
    • military aid, 6.8.65 (SF)
    • Brazil most important country, 6.14.65 (SF)
    • trade with, 8.9.65
    • common market, 8.9.65
    • reactionary oligarchies, 9.15.65 (SF)
    • democratic left in, 9.15.65 (SF)
    • social forces, 9.15.65 (SF)
    • policy toward, 9.30.65 (SF)
    • shift in US policy, 3.22.66
    • confused US policy, 3.22.66
    • US policies heavy-handed, 5.5.66
    • US aid policies questioned, 7.26.66 (SF)
    • military juntas, 10.7.66 (SF)
    • Executive commitments on US aid policy, criticized, 3.16.67 (SF); 4.4.67 (SF)
    • Inter-American Bank, 8.23.67 (SF)
    • Latin America, JWF on contributions to the Inter-American Development Bank Fund for Special Operation, 10.19.71 (S16572)
    • and the Special Foreign Economic and Humanitarian Act, 11.10.71 (S18101)
    • see also: Alliance for Progress; Inter-American Development Bank; and
    • individual countries by name.
  • Latvia, postwar status of, 8.25.43
  • Lavelle, John, Arkansas Democrat editorial on, 10.2.72 (S16455)
  • Law, importance of education in, 4.5.40
    • destroyed by Fascism, 2.13.42
    • essential to social organization, 11.26.45 (10963)
    • effect depends upon sense of community, 4.11.46 (3509)
    • inadequacies of, 3.27.51 (2905)
    • must be supported by ethics, 3.27.51 (2905)
    • and social sciences, 9.15.51
    • stability of, 4.21.53 (3449)
    • and segregation, 3.1.60 (3993)
    • and human nature, 4.8.60 (7731)
    • rests in consensus, 4.8.60 (7729)
    • see also: International Law
  • Law enforcement, and FBI, 7.1.49
  • Lawrence, David, error in column of, 2.26.59 (3006-8)
  • Law schools, research of Foreign Agents Registration Act, 8.27.62 (17731)
  • Lawyers, need for in foreign policy, 8.25.43
    • role and responsibility of, 3.17.61
  • League of Nations, 7.30.40; 9.16.42
    • Senate action on, 3.28.45 (2896); 12.5.66
    • Senate attitude a disaster, 2.1.66
  • League of Women Voters, 3.1.45
  • Lebanon, US troops, 7.16.58 (13908)
    • supported, 8.6.58 (16317)
    • friend of US, 7.18.61 (12842)
    • US aid to road building in, 10.5.66 (SF)
    • Israeli attacks on, 8.22.74 (S15628)
  • Lecky, W.E.H., quoted, 1.15.40
  • Lee, Robert E., quoted, 10.25.52
    • Tribute, 1.19.55
  • Leflar, Robert, JWF tribute to, 11.15.71 (S18528)
  • Legislative power, benefits, for individual development, 2.19.46
  • Legislator, role of, 2.19.46
    • problems and duties of, 2.19.46
    • see also: Senator
  • Lehman, Senator Herbert, tribute, 3.28.55 (3787)
  • Leisure, "Is Leisure a Threat?" Russian view of leisure by Dr. Pyotr Kapitsa, 8.2.71 (S12795)
  • Lend-lease, 5.7.46 (4592)
  • Lenin, V.I., opposed to European federation, 6.11.48 (7817)
    • views on communist investigations, 2.26.54 (2336)
  • Lesense, Joe, of Wafford College, Spartanburg, S.C., telephone interview, 1.29.70
  • Levine, Sam, eulogy, 6.1.65 (SF)
  • Lewis, Rev. Cotesworth P., speech on Vietnam, 11.30.67 (SF)
  • Lewis, John L., condemned, 5.25.43
  • Liberal Arts, need for, 11.4.46; 5.10.66
  • Liberalism, and the Stella School District, 2.17.60 (2758-61)
    • views of Senator Goldwater, 8.2.63 (13961)
  • Liberation, defined, 4.17.68
  • Liberty, and unity, 8.23.67
  • Liberty Lobby, criticized, 1.21.61
  • Library of Congress, larger appropriation needed, 6.28.54 (9062-3)
    • tribute to, 6.28.54 (9062-3)
    • establish American Folklife Center, 5.31.73
  • Library services, rural, federal aid, 5.24.56
  • Lidice, massacre at, 3.28.44
  • Life Magazine, reply to article on Arkansas River Project, 8.20.63 (15388-90)
    • anti-China attitude of, 3.13.66
    • 4.17.67 (SF)
  • Lilienthal, Report on Control of Atomic Energy, 5.17.46; 6.7.46
  • Lin Piao, quoted, 3.31.68
  • Lincoln, Abraham, quoted, 9.16.42
    • tribute, 3.22.66
  • Lincoln Center, civilizing influence of noted, 7.7.69 (S7589)
  • Lindley, Ernest, quoted, 9.7.59 (18334)
  • Lindsay, John, and Negro voting in Arkansas, 4.1.65 (SF)
  • Lippmann, Walter, quoted on cloture, 3.4.49 (1863)
    • quoted, 4.11.62; 1.21.63; 10.19.68
    • tribute, 5.4.67 (SF)
  • Literacy tests, defended, 4.27.62 (7278-86); (6723-31)
    • special provisions for Spanish speaking persons, opposed, 4.27.62 (7282, 7285-6)
  • Little Rock, 6.3.60
    • crisis, 10.24.57; 8.23.59; 4.14.60 (8035)
    • urban renewal, 11.19.59
    • low crime rate, 3.23.60 (6580)
    • law enforcement in racial matters, 4.5.60 (7324)
    • airplane crash claims, 4.6.60 (7415)
    • downtown planning and urban renewal, 6.11.62
    • racial progress since 1959, 3.18.64 (SF)
    • downtown renewal, 2.23.66 (SF)
  • Lobbying, see: Foreign Agents
  • Local government, neglect of community services, 5.15.59 (8235)
  • Localism, destruction by Nazis, 3.5.49 (1915)
    • sound political judgment, 5.13.54 (6536)
    • impact of technology on, 1.19.55
    • and school control in civil rights issues, 7.23.57 (12448)
    • reason for American success, 7.30.57 (12991)
    • and modern needs, 9.9.59 (18774)
    • see also: Federal System, Federalism.
  • Locke, John, political theory of, 1.21.63
  • Lockheed Corporation, JWF against loan to, 7.21.71 (S11751)
    • debate on cloture concerning, 7.23.71 (S11980)
    • and unemployment, 8.2.71 (S12855)
  • Lodge-Gossett, Bill for electoral reform, endorsed, 11.29.48; 2.23.49; 1.31.50 (1160-63)
  • Lodge, Henry Cabot, campaign activity & UN Ambassadorship, 8.13.60 (16362)
    • "A Citizen Looks at ABM," 7.13.70 (S11376)
  • Logan Act, 4.25.60 (8625)
  • London Conference, report on, 5.6.44
  • Longshoreman's Union, interference with foreign trade, 10.22.65 (SF)
  • Lord Lansdowne, quoted, 3.1.66 (SF)
  • Lord Radcliffe, quoted, 6.26.64
  • Lorenz, Conrad, 4.21.67; 5.30.67
  • Lowenthal, Richard, quoted, 3.22.66
  • Lower Mississippi Valley Flood Control Assn., 5.18.62
    • see also: Water Resources.
  • Lublin Government, Poland, 2.18.45
  • Luce, Clare Booth, debate with, 2.16.43 (1011-3)
    • as ambassador to Italy, 4.17.59 (6198-6201)
    • nomination to Brazil, 4.17.59 (6198-6201)
  • Luce, Henry R., review of biography, 9.26.72 (S15877)
  • Ludendorff, General, quoted, 7.30.40
  • Lufthansa German Airlines, service to Latin America, 6.16.55 (8411)
  • Luxemburg, income tax agreement, 7.29.64 (SF)
  • Lynching, see: Anti-lynching Bill; Civil Rights.