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

  • REA, cutback of funds by Nixon Administration, 1.23.73 (S1167)
  • REAP Program, 4.22.74 (S5997)
  • Rabaut Amendment, 8.1.53 (10834)
  • Race, doctrines of inequality, 9.16.42
    • Negro voting, 7.22.44
    • consequences of Nazi theory, 11.8.45
    • problems of FEPC, 1.22.46 (193)
    • discrimination is not correctible by laws, 1.29.46 (500)
    • legislation involving, 1.29.46 (490)
    • freedom and opportunity of Negro, 2.3.47
    • discrimination in Russia, 11.14.47
    • United States the heir of Europe, 12.8.47
    • vocational training programs, benefits of Negroes, 8.3.50 (11720)
    • anti-white feelings in Orient, 4.26.51 (4408)
    • US of European stock, 8.30.51
    • most men capable of acquiring scientific techniques, 10.8.53
    • communist misrepresentations concerning, 10.8.53
    • problems concerning statehood of Alaska & Hawaii, 3.29.54 (3952-3)
    • patterns in Arkansas, 9.4.58
    • factors in anti-colonialism, 5.7.59
    • progress in South, 3.1.60 (3992)
    • elimination from traditional songs, 4.8.60 (7729)
    • bombings in Birmingham, 9.16.63 (17021)
    • a national problem, 3.18.64 (SF)
    • case of William Pickens, 4.29.64 (SF)
    • preferential hiring, 4.29.64 (SF)
    • and poverty, 12.13.67 (SF)
    • Washington disorders, 5.7.68 (SF)
    • changing sentiments, 11.24.68
    • see also: Segregation; Civil Rights; Civil Disorders; Cloture; FEPC; Negro.
  • Race relations, entangled with education, 5.1.63
  • Racial conflicts, worldwide problem, 3.18.64 (SF)
  • Radio Free Europe, committee action on, 6.8.71
    • Evans and Novak article and JWF criticism, 2.17.72 (S2054)
  • Radio Liberty, Library of Congress reports, 3.6.72 (S3346)
  • Radio Liberty, and conference report on, 3.24.72 (S4810)
  • Radio Liberty, Eaton statement, 4.1072 (S5720)
    • interview with Judy Miller, Arms Limitation, interim agreement, Jackson amendment, role of Congress, Indochina War, end of war amendments, foreign aid, Lavelle Affair, role of free press in foreign affairs, 9.26.72
  • Radio industry, tribute, 4.1.59
  • Rail services, emergency Rail Services Act of 1970, nationalization of railroad, priorities of loan, substitution of SST funds for railroad loan, abolishment of ICC, 12.30.70 (S21528)
  • Railpax, and the SST, 3.24.71
    • statement to Transportation Subcommittee, 4.6.71
  • Railroads, land grants criticized, 3.27.52 (2995); 4.9.53 (2865-6)
    • guarantee of loan to Penn Central criticized, 7.9.70 (S10972)
    • Arkansas, 3.4.74 (S2665)
  • Railroads, Freight Rates, 4.12.48 (4319)
    • and bauxite production, 3.26.43 (2566)
    • discrimination criticized, 12.11.44
    • equalization of, 5.31.45
    • interference by Gov. Dewey, 8.31.49 (12570)
    • prosperity following equalization of, 6.23.54 (8745)
    • Missouri Pacific strike, 2.8.68
  • Randall Commission, 6.22.54 (8599-8600)
  • Randolph Amendment, international drug traffic, 10.29.71 (S17169)
  • Raspberry article, Washington Post, busing, 2.17.72 (S2054)
  • Rat Control legislation, 8.8.67
  • Rauschning, Herman, quoted, 7.30.40
  • Rayburn Building, organized ugliness of, 4.5.64
    • an architectural camel, 9.30.65 (SF)
  • Reading, Pa., commemorative coins for, 7.23.47 (9831)
  • Real Estate, credit control, 8.18.50 (12842); 8.21.50 (12883)
  • Reappointment importance of Senate system, 1.22.63 (792)
  • Reason, trust of founding fathers in, 2.2.54 (1105)
  • Recession of 1954, 3.6.54
  • Recession of 1958, causes, 3.14.58 (4426-9)
    • public works proposals, 3.17.58 (4532-42)
    • 3.20.58 (4884)
    • loan program, 4.1.58 (5914-20, 5931)
    • see also: Public Works.
  • Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act, 5.11.43 (4217); 6.19.45 (6254-5); 5.31.48;
    • 6.14.48 (8065); 7.17.58 (14078-80)
  • Reclamation Service, needed in Arkansas, 4.13.48 (4369)
  • Reconstruction, unhappy era, 4.5.60 (7322)
    • new civil rights legislation likened to, 4.5.60 (7322)
    • unhappy legacy of, 3.7.66 (SF)
    • like Vietnam, 4.6.66
  • Reconstruction Finance Corporation, extension of, criticized, 6.29.46 (7939)
    • loans, 6.8.49
    • irresponsible lending powers of, 6.30.50 (9546)
    • transfer to Dept. of Commerce, 7.6.50 (9684-8)
    • need to keep independent, 7.7.50
    • alleged bribery of officials, 1.12.51
    • statement on reform of, 1.16.51 (342-4)
    • reply to President's criticism of report on, 2.8.51
    • congressional influence on, 2.23.51
    • reform of, 3.14.51 (2411)
    • investigation, 3.15.51 (2446-8)
    • operates at a profit, 4.13.51 (3850)
    • Loan Policy Board, 4.13.51 (3849)
    • abolition undesirable, 4.13.51 (3852)
    • remarks on minority report concerning, 8.5.51
    • minority report a political statement, 8.20.51 (10339)
    • committee report on, defended, 8.30.51
    • abolition of, 2.25.52 (1315-6)
    • opposed, 4.23.52 (4265-72)
    • reform of, 4.29.52 (4560)
    • abolition and reconstitution, 7.20.53 (9212-3)
    • continued operation of, 5.13.54 (6541)
  • Recreation areas, Corps of Engineers, users' fees, 5.11.73
  • Red China, "In Thrall to Fear," reprint, 1.19.72 (S27)
  • Red River Project, 5.18.62
    • see also: Water Resources.
  • Reed, Roy, "They're Farming Catfish by the Acre, But Supply is Still Short," in New York Times article, 8.2.71 (S12795), 2.20.73 (S2935)
  • Regulatory Commissions, see: Independent Regulatory Commissions.
  • Rehnquist, William, nomination of to Supreme Court, 12.2.71
    • debate on nomination of, 12.9.71 (S21052)
    • JWF opposition to nomination of, 12.9.71
  • Reid, Escott, quoted, 4.1.66 (SF)
  • Reid, Ogden, nomination criticized, 6.4.59 (9850)
  • Reischauer, Edwin, quoted, 2.6.67; 12.8.67 (SF)
  • Religion, decline in Europe, 10.8.53
  • Rent Control, 5.29.47 (6050-56); 3.21.49 (2821-2)
    • amendment, 3.22.49 (2925-7)
  • Renwick Gallery, Conroy article, 1.31.72 (S759)
  • Reorganization Plan of 1949, 8.3.49; 8.16.49 (11544)
  • Reorganization Plan Number Two of 1953, opposed, 5.27.53 (5662-3)
  • The Reporter, 4.19.59
  • Representation, Senate should reflect common man's feeling, 2.1.66
  • Republican Party, rebirth of, 8.21.53
    • exploitation by tariffs, 5.4.55 (5619-20)
    • avoidance of special congressional elections, 3.3.58 (3227-9);3.12.58 (4117)
    • dismal history of, 9.12.62
    • menace to Arkansas, 9.21.62
    • irresponsible foreign policy attacks, 2.17.63
  • Republicans, character assassinations by, 12.18.50 (16692)
    • domination of communications media, 3.5.60 (4568)
  • Reston, James, 4.12.62
    • quoted, 3.22.66; 6.26.74 (S11597)
  • Reuss, Henry S., "Protective Swagger," 12.1.71 (S20028)
  • Reuther, Walter, tribute to, 5.11.70 (S6932)
  • Revenue Act of 1945, 10.26.45 (10093-4)
  • Revenue Act of 1971, Fulbright cosponsoring of amendment to shorten extension of, 11.16.71 (S18733)
    • JWF on balance of payments and the end of the war and presidential power to impose tariffs, 11.16.71 (S18737)
    • Fulbright Amendment to limit authorization of DISC, 11.22.71 (S19311)
    • Discussion of, 8.10.72
    • JWF has reservations, 9.12.72 (S14721)
    • JWF commendation of Senator Long, 9.12.72 (S14733)
    • conference report, 10.13.72 (S18023)
    • aid to education, 3.23.74
  • Revolution, universalization of, 10.8.53
    • not always due to communism, 7.16.58 (13908)
    • American fear of, criticized, 8.6.58 (16318-9)
    • in Backward nations, 8.21.58 (18904); 11.19.62
    • the modern world, 4.18.59
    • modern, racial, overtones, 5.7.59
    • anti-colonial, compared to American revolution, 6.15.60 (12620)
    • American indifference to, 9.15.65 (SF)
    • irresistible world social force, 12.8.65
    • America's blind spot, 12.8.65
    • internal pattern of, 4.27.66
    • defined, 4.27.66
    • difficulties of peaceful change, 4.27.66
    • can be tamed only by granting nationalistic demands, 8.22.66 (SF)
    • great powers should forbear interfering in, 12.5.66
  • Revolution, American, struggle for equality, 9.16.42
    • nothing in common with contemporary anti-colonialism, 5.7.59
    • conservative revolution, 5.16.63
  • Revolution , Chinese, see: China.
  • Revolution, Cuban, 8.11.59 (15437)
    • see also: Cuba.
  • Revolution, French, compared to Nazis, 7.30.40
    • struggle for equality, 9.16.42; 4.27.66
  • Revolution, Hungarian, see: Hungary.
  • Revolution, Iraqi, see: Iraq.
  • Revolution, Russian, compared to Nazis, 7.30.40; 4.27.66
    • see also: Russia.
  • Reynolds, John High, tribute, 11.1.57
  • Rhodesian Chrome, JWF motion to reconsider vote on amendment concerning, 9.24.71 (S15041)
    • debate with Senator Byrd, 9.27.71 (S15115)
    • question of jurisdiction over, 9.27.71 (S15116)
  • Rhinoceros, play, 6.27.61 (11400)
  • Rice, need for irrigation in Arkansas, 4.13.48 (4369)
    • production and sale of, controls, 10.7.49 (14083)
    • production of, 10.11.49 (14206); 10.20.68
    • effects of Sugar laws on, 8.1.55 (12545, 12842-9)
    • US trade with Cuba, 2.7.56 (2211)
    • reduced allotments, 8.8.58 (16625)
    • acreage allotment, 1.28.74
  • Rice Institute, 6.3.55
  • Rich, S., procedural and substantive issues facing the Senate, "Critics Irked as Senate Asserts Rights," 12.28.70 (S21205)
  • Rickover, Hyman, quoted, 3.22.62 (4838)
  • Ridgeway, Matthew, "Indochina Disengaging," 7.15.71 (S11100)
  • Right Wing, activities, at colleges, 4.21.61
    • interpretation of communism, 8.2.61 (14433)
    • use of military speakers, condemned, 8.2.61 (14433)
    • not conservative, 8.21.61
    • simple solutions of, 8.21.61
    • alarmism of, 11.8.61
    • dishonesty of. 7.22.62
    • intolerance, 5.1.63
    • guilt for Kennedy Assassination, 12.5.63
    • opposition to natural self-criticism, 3.12.65
    • interference in Rumanian rubber plant agreement, 7.26.65 (SF)
    • research into activities of, 9.29.65 (SF)
    • opposition to consular treaty with Russia, 1.21.67
    • threat to American democracy, 11.24.68
  • Right to Work, see Taft-Hartley Law.
  • Riley, Russell L., nomination endorsed, 8.12.58 (16982)
  • Riots, see:Civil Disorders.
  • Robb, Inez, 8.22.66 (SF)
  • Robert College, 5.26.50 (7778)
    • influence upon Turkey, 11.5.48
    • aid to US policies, 7.13.50 (10052)
  • Robertson, Senator Willis, tribute, 2.4.59 (1742)
  • Robinson, Mrs. Joe T., tribute, 8.8.58 (16626)
  • Rockefeller, Nelson, irresponsible foreign policy views, 2.17.63
  • Rockefeller, Winthrop, tribute to on death, 2.22.73 (S3195)
  • Rogers, Lindsay, quoted on cloture, 3.5.49 (1911-2)
    • quoted, 1.22.63 (796)
  • Rogers, William F., appointment, 12.11.68
    • referred to, 4.19.69
    • speech regarding Middle East problem praised, 12.1.69 (S16562) (12.10.69?)
    • mentioned in regard to Vietnamization, 12.10.69
    • speech regarding Middle East problem praised, 12.12.69 (SF) S16562
    • 1970 statement by, concerning Cambodia, 1.29.71 (S530)
  • Rome, compared to France, 7.30.40
    • Nazi massacre at, 3.28.44
    • fourth century BC, 7.15.59 (13442)
    • decline, analogy to US, 11.3.59
    • compared to US, 10.31.60
  • Roosevelt, Franklin, and Naval expansion, 2.16.43 (1012)
    • praised, 10.22.44
    • prewar foreign relations of, 7.28.61
  • Roosevelt, Theodore, quoted on Library of Congress, 6.28.54 (9062)
    • quoted, 4.20.61
    • Latin American policy, 3.22.66
  • Rosenberg, Anna, false charges against, 12.18.50 (16692)
  • Rosenzweig, Robert M., quoted, 12.13.67 (SF)
  • Rostow, W.W., quoted, 4.5.64
  • Rotary Club, exchange fellowships, 6.14.49
  • Rowen, Hobart, the federal budget, 8.6.71 (S13737)
  • Rozzell, Forrest, 2.3.60 (1961-2)
  • Rubber plants, sale opposed, 3.23.55 (3529-30); 7.19.55 (10890); 2.8.56 (2302);
    • 1.26.56 (1331)
    • see also: Rumania.
  • Rubottom, Roy, interference in Chessman case, 2.19.60 (3072)
  • Ruhr, international control of, 2.18.45
  • Rumania, trade, 11.8.63 (21514)
    • 12.8.64
    • Firestone rubber plant controversy, 7.26.65 (SF)
    • liberalization of, 7.26.65 (SF)
    • independence of, 3.31.68
  • Rural development, Nixon speech, 2.3.72 (S1125)
    • discussion, 4.20.72 (S6550)
  • Rural Electrification Administration, 3.1.46 (1812)
    • tribute, 5.11.55 (6060)
  • Rural Environmental Conservation Program, funds impounded, 1.14.74
  • Rural Housing Program, 3.22.73 (S5586)
  • Rural Sewer and Water Projects, importance of, 4.13.73 (S7401)
  • Rusk, Dean, nomination, 1.21.61 (1023)
    • reticense on Vietnam, 10.10.67 (SF); 11.22.67 (SF); 12.8.67 (SF)
    • testimony before Foreign Relations Committee closed session, 11.7.67
    • referred to, 4.19.69; 5.29.74
  • Russell, Bertrand, quoted in a lucid moment, 4.25.61
    • War Crimes tribunal of, 5.2.67 (SF)
  • Russell, Senator Richard, tribute, 1.13.58 (261)
    • regional prejudice against, 8.23.59
    • dispute concerning CIA, 7.14.66 (SF)
    • referred to, 4.19.69
    • tribute to, 1.25.71 (S61)
  • Russia, and European expansion, 1.21.44 (571); 2.1.44
    • American relations with, 11.24.44
    • possibilities of friendship with, 11.27.44
    • and peacekeeping organization, 12.11.44
    • concessions on postwar German occupation, 2.18.45
    • expansion to West, 2.18.45; 5.31.45 (5323)
    • need for end to prejudice against, 3.28.45 (2899)
    • American policy toward, questioned, 11.26.45 (10963)
    • abuse of UN veto power by, 5.17.46
    • postwar expansion of, 5.17.46
    • legitimate goals of, 5.17.46
    • US responsibility for hostility of, 5.17.46
    • unique attraction of foreign policy of, 6.7.46
    • foreign policy problems with, 6.7.46
    • US responsibility for truculent attitude of, 10.31.46
    • need for containment of, 10.31.46
    • authoritarianism of, is natural, 10.31.46
    • satellites, 10.31.46
    • struggle for men's minds with, 2.3.47
    • aggressive design of, 2.3.47
    • obstacle to European federation, 4.7.47 (3139)
    • compared to Middle Ages, 6.2.47
    • lack of individualism in, 6.2.47
    • danger to balance of power, 7.1.47
    • threat to freedom, 9.23.47
    • expansion in Asia and East Europe, 12.8.47
    • not endangered by federated Europe, 12.8.47
    • opposition to European federation, 12.9.47
    • threat to Europe comes from subversion rather than from force, 11.16.48
    • aggression of, 3.30.49 (3457)
    • must cooperate if faced with United West, 5.21.49
    • aggression of, 7.7.50
    • unprincipled adversary, 1.18.51
    • violation of treaties, 1.18.51
    • moved into vacuum created by Allied policy of unconditional surrender, 1.19.51
    • tourist practices, 8.24.51 (10638)
    • foreign aid and propaganda, 8.24.51 (10638-9)
    • aggression, moderated when faced with resolute US policy, 3.6.52
    • no threat of war from, reasons, 3.6.52
    • domination of satellites, 3.6.52
    • struggle for power after death of Stalin, 8.21.53
    • may someday be US ally against China, 1.9.55
    • need to maintain relations with, 1.19.55
    • caution of, 5.28.55
    • possible change of attitude, 7.31.55
    • need to divide from China, 7.31.55
    • views of Dulles, 2.27.56 (3370)
    • cult of the personality, 9.6.56
    • solidity of regime, 1.15.58
    • American underestimation of, 1.15.58
    • education in, 1.15.58
    • stability of regime, 2.8.58
    • danger of economic competition from, 5.9.58; 5.28.58
    • subtleties of policy, 6.20.58 (11844-50)
    • convenient excuse for US failures, 8.6.58 (16318)
    • economic development, 12.4.58
    • exchange of students with, 1.17.59 (806)
    • professional training for diplomats, praised, 1.17.59 (805)
    • hope of reconciliation with, 2.26.59 (3032)
    • modifications since Stalin, 2.26.59 (3033)
    • views of German unification, 2.26.59 (3032)
    • traditional suspicion of foreigners, 3.2.59 (3132)
    • no moral right to dominate satellites, 3.16.59 (4231)
    • possible uses of economic wealth by, 5.7.59
    • diplomatic blunders, 5.19.59 (8447)
    • recovery from World War Two, 3.5.60 (4555)
    • cold war offensives, 3.5.60 (4556)
    • historic tendency toward secrecy, 3.28.60 (6656)
    • colonialism, 3.10.61
    • governmental process, 5.5.61
    • economic aid programs, 6.27.61 (11400)
    • Khrushchev foreign policy compared to Stalin, 8.21.61
    • sale of books abroad, 9.5.62 (18598-9)
    • aggressive policies of, 11.21.62
    • tactical flexibility, 4.29.63
    • fear of resurgent Europe, 4.29.63
    • more in common with West than with China, 6.23.63
    • observance of treaties, 9.9.63 (16527); 9.24.63 (17827)
    • intellectual ferment, 9.11.63 (16814)
    • visit by diplomat to Fayetteville, 9.19.63 (17490)
    • sale of wheat to, 11.21.63
    • no longer totally hostile to West, 3.25.64 (SF)
    • dialogue and manners, 6.12.64
    • religious persecution, 9.24.64 (SF)
    • increasing moderation, 10.16.64
    • new regime, 12.8.64
    • expand trade relations with, 3.6.65
    • participate in control of Panama Canal, 3.6.65
    • transfer of power after Khrushchev, 5.11.65
    • increasing independence, 9.24.64 (SF)
    • sale of wheat to, urged, 8.30.65 (SF)
    • interference by labor unions with trade from, 10.22.65 (SF)
    • historic treatment of China, 3.7.66 (SF)
    • mediation in Kaskmir War, 4.28.66
    • stress of Vietnam War on, 4.28.66
    • US bridges to, 10.11.66 (SF)
    • cooperation in Canal consortium urged, 4.21.67
    • Arctic sea route opened, 4.21.67
    • intervention in Aqaba Crisis proposed, 5.24.67
    • influence with Arabs, 5.24.67 (SF) lend-lease debts, 10.11.66 (SF); 4.21.67
    • Consular Treaty, 3.6.65; 3.12.65; 4.28.66; 10.13.66 (SF); 1.21.67; 3.15.67 (SF)
    • right-wing opposition, 2.19.67; 10.3.67
    • treaties with, 12.13.67 (SF)
    • Sina-Soviet split and, 10.21.69
    • Soviet and American attitudes toward space, edutorial by Norman Cousins, "Space and Senselessness," 6.8.70 (S8559)
    • Russian view of leisure, "Is Leisure a Threat?" by Dr. Pyotr Kaptisa, 8.2.71 (S12785)
    • and U.S. convention on biological weapons, 8.6.71 (S13729)
    • US relations with Indochina War, cost of, 9.13.72 (S14775)
    • wheat deal, 9.19.72 (S15228)
    • arms control, trade with Russia, Jewish immigration, 6.26.74 (S11597)
    • arms limitation, 7.16.74 (S12546)
    • trade bill impedes detente, arms limitation, 7.16.74 (S12546)
    • strategic arms limitations, 7.18.74 (S12889)
    • immigration policies, 7.18.74 (S12970)
    • trade and detente, 7.31.74
    • military aid to Arab states, 11.2.74
    • "The Military Balance: The U.S. and the Soviet Union by International Institute for Strategic Studies, 10.21.79 (S16742)
    • see also: Cold War.