[John Tower Speech on Centralized Power and the Vietnam War given to the Texas State Legislature in Austin, Texas, February 22, 1967]

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Speech claiming that the biggest internal threat for the United States is the centralization of power in the federal government and that the biggest external threat for the country is Communist aggression, particularly in Vietnam. Argues that more power should be distributed to the state and local levels of government and that the United States should not back down in the Vietnam War.

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Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991 February 22, 1967.

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Speech claiming that the biggest internal threat for the United States is the centralization of power in the federal government and that the biggest external threat for the country is Communist aggression, particularly in Vietnam. Argues that more power should be distributed to the state and local levels of government and that the United States should not back down in the Vietnam War.

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4 p.

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Funded in part by the Institute of Museum & Library Services and the Texas State Library & Archives Commission (2015).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: TowerSpeeches-Box22-Folder01-TXStateLegislature-1967-SM
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth611950

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Primary source materials produced by Senator John G. Tower and his office during his term as United States Senator from Texas from 1961 to 1984.

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  • February 22, 1967

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Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991. [John Tower Speech on Centralized Power and the Vietnam War given to the Texas State Legislature in Austin, Texas, February 22, 1967], text, February 22, 1967; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth611950/: accessed April 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Southwestern University.