Senator John G. Tower Collection - 53 Matching Results

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[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Act, which protects the right to work without joining a union, and opposing the labor bosses who want this law repealed.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 Speech about the Republican Party and the Vietnam War given to the Young Republican National Leadership Training School, February 17, 1967]

Description: Speech to the Young Republican National Leadership Training School. Discusses Republican relationships within the party and with Democrats and encourages Young Republicans to support the Vietnam War.
Date: February 17, 1967
Creator: Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991
Partner: Southwestern University

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

Description: 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.
Date: February 22, 1967
Creator: Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991
Partner: Southwestern University