General Earle Wheeler; Jack Hood Vaughn; Senator Russell Long; McGeorge Bundy[...]
(1) Sen. J. William Fulbright (D-AR), chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, remarks after the Senate passed the military authorization bill; argues that the only solution to the Vietnam conflict is to neutralize Southeast Asia (3/1). (2) Senator Russell Long (D-LA) argues that doves should unite behind the war effort (3/1). (3) President Johnson remarks on the 5th Anniversary of the Peace Corps at the Swearing-in of Jack Hood Vaughn as Director (3/1). (4) Senator Vance Hartke objects to the restoration of the excise tax on new cars and on telephone service to help pay for the Vietnam war (2/25). (5) Major General Lewis Walt, commander, 3rd Marine Amphibious Corps in Vietnam, after receiving 3rd star from President Johnson, describing positive steps taken in a village after driving the Viet Cong out, holding areas that have been taken (2/25). (6) Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara discusses Communist China's plans to subvert Southeast Asia; argues against any limit to the number of U.S. troops in South Vietnam; says we've never been better prepared to face world commitments (2/24). (7) Questioned by reporters on Capitol Hill, Gen. Earle G. Wheeler, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, argues that the armed forces “are not exhausted by any manner or means;” Secretary McNamara denies that the military is overextended; says he and Wheeler are willing to testify before Sen. Fulbright’s committee (2/24). (9) McGeorge "Mac" Bundy, special assistant to President Johnson on national security affairs, speaks to the National Press Club just before leaving his position. He maintains that there is a “single thread” connecting Vietnam policies through three administrations. (2/23). (10) Remarks of Vice-President Hubert Humphrey following his mission to Asia; President Johnson’s remarks of welcome to the vice-president on the south lawn at the White House (2/23).
Westinghouse Broadcasting Company. Group W
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