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

  • Vandenburg, Senator Arthur, 7.30.40
  • Van Doren, Charles, quiz show scandals, 2.1.62
  • Venezuela, failure to support US in Dominican crisis, 7.26.65 (SF)
    • oil prices, 10.9.74
  • Veterans, legislation aiding, 9.13.47
    • home loan plan, 5.2.55
    • federal aid for education, 7.21.59 (13842)
    • tribute to disable veterans, 6.16.66 (SF)
    • support of education and training, 10.23.69 (S13198)
    • statement concerning inadequate hospital care of and insert from Arkansas Democrat detailing problems in Arkansas, 6.9.70 (S8597)
    • deplorable situation of veterans hospitals noted, 6.9.70 (S8536)
    • support for increase in hospital appropriations, 7.6.70 (S10590)
    • disabled, statement on Donald Johnson and Johnson's speech to disabled vets, letters to JWF from vets, 8.3.70 (S12722)
    • Administration, personal statement on VA Administrator Donald Johnson, Johnson's attack on Senate and Cooper-Church Amendment, 8.4.70 (S12723)
    • tribute to disabled American veterans, "Fulbright Helps Vets," 3.3.71 (S2332)
    • Veterans benefits and Veterans Administration, 1.74
    • pensions, 2.21.74 (S1984)
    • hospitals, 6.9.70 (S6760)
  • Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, 9.14.65 (SF)
  • Vietnam, conditions, 4.22.57
    • defense obligations, 7.7.59 (12809)
    • foreign aid program, 7.22.59 (13983-4)
    • grant aid, 7.22.59 (13981)
    • resistance to communism, 9.7.59 (18333)
    • US troops for defense, 4.30.61
    • Diem Regime, 6.29.61 (11703-4)
    • US support urged, 6.29.61 (11704)
    • anti-communism of, 6.29.61 (11703-4)
    • US should not withdraw, 9.15.63
    • abuses of Diem government, 9.15.63
    • policy alternatives, 3.25.64 (SF)
    • US action, 8.6.64 (SF)
    • communist attacks on destroyers, 8.6.64 (SF)
    • Tonkin Gulf resolution, interpreted, 8.6.64 (SF); 8.7.64 (SF)
    • evaluate crisis in global context, 8.6.64 (SF)
    • Asian land war opposed, 8.6.64 (SF)
    • Johnson policy supported, 3.14.65
    • dangers of war escalation, 6.7.65 (SF)
    • need for truce, 6.7.65 (SF)
    • material welfare needs, 6.7.65 (SF)
    • economic assistance, 6.7.65 (SF)
    • failure to conduct elections, 6.15.65 (SF)
    • policy guidelines, 6.15.65 (SF)
    • peaces proposals, 3.22.66
    • and Europe, 3.22.66
    • Ky government, 4.6.66
    • like US reconstruction era, 4.6.66
    • the war and American Character, 4.21.66
    • protest groups cautioned, 4.21.66
    • possible Russian intervention, 5.5.66
    • impact of war in Europe, 4.28.66
    • domestic impact of war, 4.28.66
    • dehumanizing effect of war, 4.28.66
    • military solution dubious, 10.13.65
    • program for peace negotiations, 12.8.65
    • unconditional withdrawal possible, 12.8.65
    • historical background of crisis, 12.8.65
    • US cannot unilaterally withdraw, 1.20.66
    • nationalism a dominant force, 12.8.65
    • strength of Vietcong, 1.24.66
    • bombing pause and UN, 2.1.66
    • US Acommitmentdubious & self-generating, 2.1.66
    • wrong place to stop Awars of national liberation, 2.1.66
    • inherited by Johnson, 2.11.66
    • no analogy to Hitlerian conquests, 2.1.66
    • US withdrawal would not mean loss of prestige, 2.1.66
    • inaccurate information from Executive about, 2.1.66
    • reconvene Geneva conference, 2.1.66
    • negotiate with Vietcong, 2.1.66
    • not vital to US secretary, 2.16.66 (SF)
    • Tonkin Gulf Resolution, regretted, 2.16.66 (SF)
    • colonial issues in, 2.16.66 (SF)
    • proposals of Senator Kennedy, 2.21.66
    • enormous mail response regarding, 2.21.66
    • possible Chinese involvement, 2.21.66
    • role of SEATO treaty, 2.21.66
    • Tonkin Gulf Resolution, 2.21.66
    • cease fire proposals, 2.21.66
    • Johnson following Goldwater policy, 2.21.66
    • role of de Gaulle, 2.21.66
    • Congress should have voice in creating Acommitment,2.21.66
    • contradictions in US peace Offensive, 2.21.66
    • de-escalation policy urged, 3.1.66 (SF)
    • policy of accommodation outlined, 3.1.66 (SF)
    • and Napoleonic Wars, 3.1.66 (SF)
    • historical unwisdom of Atotal victorypolicy, 3.1.66 (SF)
    • domino theory, 3.1.66 (SF)
    • neutralization, 3.1.66 (SF)
    • US entrenchment in coastal bases, 3.1.66 (SF)
    • American motives the best, 3.1.66 (SF)
    • US policies losing world support, 3.6.66
    • mining of Haiphong harbor, 3.6.66
    • neutralization, 3.6.66
    • total victory unwise, 3.6.66
    • Chinese participation, 3.13.66
    • stops movement toward relaxation in East Europe, 3.13.66
    • impact of war on higher education, 3.14.66
    • military victory is possible, 3.20.66
    • war not an illegitimate campaign issue, 3.20.66
    • escalation compared to 1914, 3.21.66 (SF)
    • effect of war on domestic economy, 3.21.66 (SF)
    • disappointing governments in South, 3.21.66 (SF)
    • Hanoi & Vietcong not controlled by China, 3.21.66 (SF)
    • and social justice, 3.22.66
    • American Realpolitik, 3.22.66
    • impact on domestic well-being, 3.22.66
    • defense appropriations supported, 3.7.66 (SF); 3.21.66 (SF)
    • Tonkin Gulf Resolution, congressional understanding of, 4.21.66
    • disinterest of neighboring countries, 5.3.66 (SF)
    • contrasted to Korea, 5.5.66
    • traditional society cannot survive American economic and cultural impact, 5.5.66
    • Saigon, and American brothel, 5.5.66
    • statement explained, 5.17.66
    • hairspray and the black market, 5.5.66
    • xenophobia, 5.5.66
    • meaning for class of 1966, 6.4.66
    • reported education of American prisoners, 7.13.66 (SF)
    • elections, 7.22.66 (SF)
    • contrasted to Korean War, 7.22.66 (SF)
    • US A Great Society policy a break with past objectives, 7.22.66 (SF)
    • and United Nations, 7.22.66 (SF)
    • escalation since 1965, 7.22.66 (SF)
    • economic effect on Arkansas, 7.28.66 (SF)
    • proposed American aid to North, misunderstood, 7.26.66 (SF)
    • role of foreign aid in US involvement, 7.26.66 (SF)
    • elections, 8.19.66 (SF)
    • illegitimate children, 8.29.66 (SF)
    • Geneva Accords, 8.19.66 (SF)
    • parallel to Irish nationalism, 8.22.66 (SF)
    • Congress more warlike than President, 8.22.66 (SF)
    • Johnson should meet de Gaulle, 8.29.66 (SF)
    • use of Thailand as war base, 10.3.66 (SF)
    • possible unilateral US actions, 10.4.66
    • domestic effects of War, 10.4.66
    • urged UN participation, 10.4.66
    • US faces choice of world-historical roles, 10.14.66; 5.5.67
    • bombing policy, 10.19.66 (SF)
    • Manila conference, 11.4.66
    • policy alternatives, 1.21.67
    • Army appropriations supported, reasons, 1.21.67
    • stopping aggression in, 1.22.67
    • appropriations, 1.25.67
    • nature of US interests in, 1.22.67
    • elements in compromise settlement, 1.22.67
    • Ky should be removed if he refuses to cooperate with US peace moves, 1.22.67; 1.25.67
    • Eight-point program for peace, 1.26.67; 2.6.67
    • arrogance of power, 1.26.67; 2.6.67
    • pride and prestige, price too high, 1.26.67; 2.6.67
    • moral dilemma, 1.26.67; 2.6.67
    • false historical analogies, 1.26.67
    • impact of US action on world opinion, 1.26.67; 2.6.67
    • views of Arkansas legislature, 2.1.67 (SF)
    • thinking of Johnson Administration, 2.19.67
    • Ky government, 2.19.67
    • negotiation, 2.19.67
    • Tonkin Gulf Resolution, congressional understanding, 2.28.67 (SF)
    • views of General Gavin, 2.28.67 (SF)
    • bombing of North may be ineffective, 2.28.67 (SF)
    • congressional power to declare war, 2.28.67 (SF)
    • legality of US involvement, 2.28.67 (SF)
    • war causing neglect of some domestic problems, 3.2.67 (SF)
    • alienation of youth by war, 3.7.67 (SF)
    • secrecy of Administration about, 3.19.67
    • prospective US reconstruction program, criticized, 3.19.67
    • pacification, 3.20.67
    • negotiation with Vietcong, 3.20.67
    • US intrusion on Chinese airspace, 4.25.67 (SF)
    • Tonkin Gulf Resolution, misunderstanding about, 4.25.67 (SF)
    • US visit of General Westmoreland, 4.25.67 (SF); 4.27.67 (SF)
    • intimidation of military critics of war, 4.27.67 (SF)
    • US visit of General Westmoreland, 4.28.67
    • domestic cost of war, 5.5.67
    • world attitude toward war, 5.15.67 (SF)
    • possible Chinese intervention, 5.24.67 (SF)
    • new and old constitutions compared, 6.6.67 (SF)
    • and Aqaba Crisis, 6.9.67
    • letters from soldiers opposed to War, 6.16.67 (SF)
    • cease-fire and bombing pause, 7.27.67 (SF)
    • US Acommitmentquestioned, 7.31.67 (SF)
    • Tonkin Gulf Resolution, and congressional policy influence, 7.31.67 (SF)
    • youthful protesters demonstrate vitality of American values, 8.8.67
    • War and Negro riots, 8.8.67
    • and foreign aid bill, 8.14.67 (SF)
    • Tonkin Gulf Resolution, 8.20.67
    • new taxes for war financing, 8.20.67
    • danger of Chinese intervention, 8.20.67
    • elections, criticized, 8.20.67
    • NFL reprisals against US sympathizers after US withdrawal, unlikely, 8.20.67
    • Ky government, 8.20.67
    • speech by Marriner Eccles, 8.25.67 (SF)
    • war is primarily civil war, 8.28.67 (SF)
    • UN should intervene, 8.28.67 (SF); 10.2.67 (SF)
    • election, views of Tran Van Dinh, 8.30.57 (SF)
    • views of Senator Yarborough, 8.30.67 (SF)
    • views of Archbishop of Canterbury, 9.25.67
    • America as global policeman, 9.25.67
    • cost of war, 9.26.67
    • effects of war, discussed, 10.2.67 (SF)
    • colloquy with Senator Cooper, 10.2.67 (SF)
    • Eisenhower's policy on, 10.3.67 (SF)
    • and China, 10.3.67 (SF)
    • analogy to Yugoslavia, 10.3.67 (SF)
    • French exploitation, 10.3.67 (SF)
    • colloquy with Senator Dirksen, 10.3.67 (SF); 10.11.67 (SF)
    • analogy to US civil war, 10.3.67 (SF)
    • interior armed forces of South Vietnam, 10.10.67 (SF)
    • Tower-McGee memo on Free World assistance, 10.10.67 (SF); 10.31.67 (SF)
    • Dirksen's view of war's purpose, 10.11.67 (SF)
    • background of issues, 10.12.67 (SF)
    • responsibility of UN, 10.11.67 (SF); 10.12.67 (SF)
    • assistance of New Zealand, 11.2.67 (SF)
    • contrast with Korea, 11.2.67 (SF)
    • hamlet evaluation system, 11.20.67 (SF)
    • UN jurisdiction over China and North Vietnam, 11.30.67 (SF)
    • views of General Westmoreland, 11.30.67 (SF)
    • UN resolution, 11.30.67 (SF)
    • the war and its effects, 12.8.67 (SF); 12.13.67 (SF)
    • stated war aims, 12.8.67 (SF)
    • repercussions in Middle East, 12.8.67 (SF)
    • war as a betrayal of American tradition, 12.8.67 (SF)
    • underdog psychology, 12.8.67 (SF)
    • effects of war on youth, 12.8.67 (SF)
    • effects of war on Peace Corps, 12.8.67 (SF)
    • and military-industrial complex, 12.13.67 (SF)
    • views of David Halberstam, 12.13.67 (SF)
    • US objectives obscure, 1.19.68 (SF)
    • US position on negotiations, 1.21.68
    • bombing should be unconditionally stopped, 1.21.68
    • negotiated settlement essential, 1.21.68
    • Tonkin Gulf resolution, 1.21.68; 2.21.68; 2.25.68; 3.7.68 (SF)
    • possible uses of nuclear weapons, 2.25.68
    • Tet offensive, 2.25.68; 3.31.68
    • possible increase in US troops, 2.26.68 (SF)
    • possible expansion of war, 3.7.68
    • statement of JWF at Dean Rusk's committee appearance, 3.11.68
    • tax increase, 3.26.68 (SF)
    • correspondence of Admiral True, 3.27.68 (SF)
    • negotiation proposal, 3.27.68 (SF)
    • grounds of opposition to war, 3.31.68
    • opposition of US allies to war, 3.31.68
    • domestic effects of war, 3.31.68
    • war is contrary to American traditions, 3.31.68
    • peace proposals, 3.31.68
    • need for clarification of bombinb halt, 4.2.68 (SF)
    • peace moves, 4.3.68
    • views of Martin Luther King, Jr., 4.8.68 (SF)
    • and political semantics, 4.17.68
    • and domestic issues, 11.24.68
    • war, businessman's appraisal, 3.12.69 (S3635)
    • elections as mandate to end, 3.30.69
    • and the national interest and, 3.30.69
    • and conditions for peace, 3.30.69
    • Vietnamization, the myth of, 4.2.69 (S4877)
    • War, analysis of American involvement in historical perspective, 4.3.69 (S3552)
    • general views towards ending, 4.19.69
    • economics, considerations of, 4.23.69 (S6117)
    • unilateral withdrawal of American forces, 4.27.69
    • war and negotiations between SV and NLF, coalition government in Saigon, American security, containment of China and the war, as example of "Exemplary Wars," mechanics of negotiation to end, Nixon Administration insistence on honorable peace, 1964 and 1968 U.S. elections (speech at Princeton University), 5.1.69
    • public awareness of seriousness of, 5.6.69 (EW)
    • compared with other American wars, 5.6.69 (EW)
    • classification of statistics concerning, 5.12.69 (SF)
    • as a mistake, 5.19.69 (EW)
    • war, its effect on the U.S. economy, speech before Joint Economic Committee, 6.4.69 (S8376)
    • Thieu-Ky Regime, coalition government as an end to war, 6.22.69
    • Spector of escalation of, 7.23.69 (S8417)
    • SV government and settlement of the war, 9.9.69 (S10339)
    • American people's right to know facts, 9.13.69 (S10508)
    • war, U.S. security and, Laos and, blood bath theory and, troop withdrawals noted, speech at Johns Hopkins University, 9.25.69
    • war, American casualties, 10.8.69 (S12160)
    • Vietnamization criticized, war and Nixon Administration troop withdrawal, and criticism of military solutions to, 10.21.69
    • Vietnamization, Laird and Rogers, what are the stakes involved, 12.10.69
    • announcement of hearings on U.S. operations in Vietnam, 2.5.70
    • businessman's appraisal of, 3.12.70 (SF) S3635
    • Washington Post editorial, Mr. Nixon's quick fix, 5.2.70
    • war, its moral impact on American society, 5.12.70 (S6992)
    • statement of Arkansas Democraton South Vietnamese entering Laos, 5.17.70
    • national morality and, article by Walter Carroll concerning, 6.4.70 (S8372)
    • U.S. economy and, statement of Tom Watson before Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 6.4.70 (S8376)
    • Cooper-Church Amendment and POWs, 6.8.70 (S8536)
    • history of U.S.-Indochina relations, 6.8.70 (S8553)
    • staged action for VIP tours and inspections of, 6.9.70 (S8604)
    • petitions opposing President's actions in Indochina, 6.11.70 (S8604)
    • need to disengage by negotiation discussed, 6.1.70
    • war, responsibility for ending, JWF agrees with Merlo Pusey article, Senate reclaiming some of its power, 6.25.70 (S9851)
    • payments to Thai and Korean forces in comparison with salaries and allowances of American soldiers, 6.29.70 (S10150)
    • on "Standing Behind the President," 6.30.70 (S10284)
    • article concerning hiddent costs of war, relationship between Pengaton and defense companies, 7.10.70 (S11090)
    • testimony of Cyrus Eaton before Joint Economic Committee concerning economic crisis by Vietnam War, 7.13.70 (S11118)
    • student protest in Vietnam, by Phillip Shabecoff, 7.15.70 (S11356)
    • "Devil's Island" in South Vietnam, articles by Mary McGrory, Gloria Emerson, Robert G. Kaiser, 7.15.70 (S11401)
    • views concerning Conson Prison and tiger cages, 7.15.70 (S11402)
    • student protest in, noted, criticism of political repression of Thieu regime, 7.15.70 (S11356)
    • moral aspects of U.N. war, article by James Reston, 8.4.70 (S12689)
    • history of policy making, Defense Department study, and correspondence between JWF and Laird, 8.7.70 (S12954)
    • statement, Vietnam wastes manpower, impact of war on American labor, United Auto Workers PResident Leonard Woodcock, 8.24.70 (S14068)
    • Nixon's policy, military situation in Laos, 8.31.70 (S14689)
    • NBC and Fulbright-McGovern rebuttal, 8.31.70
    • Gallup Poll on withdrawal of U.S. troops from Vietnam, 55% of U.S. wants definite date set, 10.5.70 (S17101)
    • Letter from Mrs. Don Dietrich on tragedy of, 3.10.71 (S2840)
    • Vietnamization, 2.4.71; 3.2.71
    • U.S. financing of construction of ConSon cells, 3.24.71 (S3789)
    • cost in U.S. lives and economy, and resolution by Arkansas General Assembly for withdrawal of troops, 4.22.71 (S5422)
    • "Self-Determination in VN," by Elizabeth Pond, 4.22.71 (S5447)
    • public opinion on U.S. withdrawal from, and testimony by John Gardner, Common Cause, 5.11.71 (S6642)
    • America's policymaking concerning, 6.23.71
    • effects on war on U.S. economy, 9.27.71 (S15115)
    • Mansfield Amendment to end war, 9.30.71 (S15574); 10.26.71 (S16805)
    • "Vietnamization of Foreign Service," by John Claymore, 12.10.71 (S21430)
    • aid to North Vietnam, 2.16.72 (S1908)
    • JWF urges Congress to end war, Nixon bombing of Vietnam criticized, 1.4.73 (S249)
    • veterans benefits, Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act, 1.74
    • announcement of MIA (missing in action) hearings, 1.22.74 (S110)
    • cease-fire, 1.24.74 (S418)
    • Premier Pham Van Don and MIAs, attack on unarmed American search helicopter, and Thieu regime and POWs, 1.24.74 (S419)
    • stimulus to growth of Presidential power, and extra-legal methods in prosecution of the war, 4.13.74
    • hidden military aid to, 5.6.74 (S7062)
    • amnesty advocated for draft registers, 8.9.74 (S14677)
    • see also:Indochina, Southeast Asia, Far East
  • Virginia, mystic air of, 1.19.55
  • Visa requirements for foreign tourists, criticized, 7.27.59 (14286)
  • Vista, mentioned, 5.12.69 (S5358)
  • Vital interest, defined, 4.17.68
  • vocational rehabilitation bill, veto by Nixon, 3.27.73 (S5904)
  • Vocational education, 8.3.50 (11720)
    • expand, 10.8.63 (18964-5)
  • Voice of America, 5.17.49
    • 7.11.50 (9915)
    • appropriation, 6.7.49 (7332-4)
    • investigation, 2.2.54 (1098)
    • attacks by Senator McCarthy, 7.31.54 (12916)
  • Von der Heydt art collection, 7.9.65 (SF)
  • Von Hoffman, Nicholas, "Grumbling Off," 9.22.72 (S14727)
  • "Shouting Back, Not Shutting Up," 2.18.72 (S1491)
  • Voting, extension to 18-year-olds, 5.21.54 (6973)
    • increase among Arkansas Negroes, 7.9.57 (11080-1)
    • universal suffrage, criticized, 7.9.57 (11080)
    • not in Constitution, 7.9.57 (11085)
    • and fascism, 7.9.57 (11080)
    • permissible restrictions on, 7.9.57 (11080)
    • Negro apathy, 3.1.60 (3979)
    • reserved to control of states, 3.1.60 (3986)
    • early property qualification for, 3.1.60 (3985)
    • no complaints of discrimination in Arkansas, 3.1.60 (3980)
    • Reconstruction laws compared to present proposals, 4.5.60 (7322)
    • repeal of Reconstruction laws, excerpts from debates, 4.5.60 (7323-5)
    • statutes prohibiting discrimination, 4.8.60 (7730)
    • need for intellectual capacity, 5.17.61 (8225)
    • qualifications a state matter, 3.22.62 (4833)
    • qualifications in original colonies, 3.22.62 (4828-40)
    • Newton County, Arkansas, 4.1.65 (SF)
    • Negro registration in Arkansas, 4.30.65 (SF)
    • rights, 3.1.60 (3977-94)
    • see also: Poll Tax, Literacy Tests, Segregation.
  • Voting Rights Bill, Arkansas anomaly, 4.30.65 (SF)
  • Vournos, George C., on military aid to Greece, 10.15.71 (S16377)