Senator Vance Hartke warns against escalation in Vietnam

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(1) Remarks of Sen. J. William Fulbright (D-AR), chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, after a closed-door hearing on Vietnam (2/21). (2) In January 1966, Sen. Vance Hartke (D-IL) was the principal author of a letter signed by 14 other Senate Democrats urging President Johnson not to renew bombing attacks on North Vietnam. He became a prominent opponent of the escalating conflict in Vietnam. Voice cuts of Hartke: speaking with reporters; before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s public hearings into the administration's Vietnam policy 2/21). (3) Testimony of Secretary of State Dean Rusk during the same hearings; restates LBS's 14 points for a peaceful settlement (2/18). (4) Voice cuts of Vice-President Hubert Humphrey briefing congressional leaders on his tour of Southeast Asia (2/24). (5) Michigan Governor G. Mennen Williams on plans for entering the Senate race (2/24). (6) Voice cuts of Senate Majority Leader Everett Dirksen (R-IL) and House Minority Leader Gerald R. Ford (R-MI) on various topics: Vietnam, inflation, taxes, wage and price controls (2/24). (7) Secretary of State Dean Rusk’s remarks before the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy on nonproliferation of nuclear weapons (2/23).
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