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[Draft: John Tower Speech to National Association of Home Builders and NE Retail Lumbermen's Association about proposed economic program, 1975?]

Description: Draft. See [John Tower Speech to National Assoc. of Home Builders and NE Retail Lumbermen's Assoc. about proposed economic program, 1975?]. Price supports, inflation, windfall-profits tax, excise taxes, oil consumption, conservation, credits for housing industry. Draft is heavily edited.
Date: 197u
Creator: Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991
Partner: Southwestern University

[Edited Version of John Tower Speech to Small Business Professionals about the Small Business Administration, June 16, 1975]

Description: Speech given by John Tower to small business professionals. Senator Tower discusses how small businesses are good for the economy and could help alleviate current issues. However, Tower perceives three factors that hold back small businesses: federal regulation, high taxes, and federal subsidy programs that have limited impact. He proposes that the national commission on small business should study the effect of federal regulations on small businesses, the effectiveness of federal subsidy programs, and alternative solutions to create a favorable economic environment for small business. The Small Business Administration should serve as a information and resource center for small businesses to learn about ways to effectively compete.
Date: June 16, 1975
Creator: Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991
Partner: Southwestern University

[Introduction to John Tower Speech Given to Bankers/Real Estate Group? about Success of Senate Joint Resolution 160, 197?.]

Description: Speech introducing Senator John Tower, which lauds his success as a Senate GOP Leader. Mentions Tower's position on the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs and how he has used it to advance housing and home financing interests. Describes Tower's role in introducing and promoting Senate Joint Resolution 160 and his correspondence with the Federal Reserve Board regarding Regulation Q and the July 5th action.
Date: 197u
Partner: Southwestern University

[John Tower Edited Speech on Educational Policy given to the Classroom Teachers Association in Rosenberg, Texas, October 18, 1965]

Description: Speech proposing that establishing interstate educational compacts nationwide will help states alleviate the confusing and multifarious processes for creating educational policy. He specifically promotes the compact model created by James Bryant Conant, a professor and former president of Harvard University.
Date: October 18, 1965
Creator: Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991
Partner: Southwestern University

[John Tower Edited Speech on Right to Work given to the Texas-Oklahoma Kiwanis Convention General Assembly in Lubbock, Texas, September 24, 1965]

Description: Speech arguing in favor of retaining Section 14b of the Taft-Hartley Act, which protects the right to work without joining a union, and opposing the labor bosses who want this law repealed.
Date: September 24, 1965
Creator: Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991
Partner: Southwestern University

[John Tower Edited Speech on Soviet Military Technology given to the Texas AFL-CIO Summer Youth Citizenship Conference at St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas, June 18, 1965]

Description: Speech explaining the ways in which Senator Tower agrees and disagrees with labor goals and asserting that he and labor have the common cause of opposing Communism. Argues that the Soviet Union has surprised the world with the development of solid fuel rockets and massive air transport vessels and that the United States needs to better anticipate Soviet technological advances.
Date: June 18, 1965
Creator: Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991
Partner: Southwestern University

[John Tower remarks on Federal Assistance to schools, 197u]

Description: Speech; education; school financing; Texas school districts; Impact Aid Program; Bilingual Program; legislation S. 3172, tax credit; legislation S. 1543, tax credit; measure, funding plan for parents and their children's future education modeled after Keough Act.
Date: 197u
Creator: Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991
Partner: Southwestern University

[John Tower Report to Texans about End of Congress 1971?]

Description: Speech; Housing legislation; Urban Community Development Revenue Sharing proposal S. 1618; Economic Stabilization Act of 1971; Armed Services - move towards all-volunteer force by mid-1973; Armed Forces bills; Labor Law reform; Health Manpower Act; Emergency Public Interest Act; Social security; Retirement; Texas.
Date: 197u
Creator: Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991
Partner: Southwestern University

[John Tower Speech about A Constitutional Amendment to Restore the Power of the Police, 196u]

Description: Speech; Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice; Law reform; S. J. Res. 22, proposed amendment to the United States Constitution; Right of interrogation and safeguards against abuses of this right; Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S., 436, 538; Voluntary confessions.
Date: 196u
Creator: Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991
Partner: Southwestern University

[John Tower Speech about agricultural legislation, 1962?]

Description: Speech; Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry; McNary-Haugen bill; Federal Farm Board; Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1933; Bankhead and Steagall Acts; Brannan plan; Cochrane-Freeman plan; over-production at federal cost; price support; free economy; land-retirement program.
Date: 196u
Creator: Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991
Partner: Southwestern University

[John Tower Speech about American Security Essentials to International Wehrkunde Meeting in Munich, Germany, Feb. 7, 1970]

Description: Speech; Nixon Administration; Military posture of superiority as essential tool for negotiation with Soviets; Four spheres of political influence needed: Soviet, American, Western European, Asian; American involvement in Vietnam; Senator Mansfield's resolution of level of forces permanently stationed in Europe; NATO [North Atlantic Treaty Organization] defense obligations; Call for Western Europe to act more multilaterally in defense matters; Talks on strategic arms limitation (S.A.L.T.) with Soviet Union; Warsaw Pact bid for an early European Security Conference.
Date: 1970-2-7
Creator: Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991
Partner: Southwestern University