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[John Tower Speech to Public Affairs Forum, Indiana State College about Poverty in America, Feb. 15, 1965]

Description: Speech; Antipoverty programs; Decline of poverty; How to measure poverty; Unemployment as a result of lack of skill, lack of ability, lack of education and/or lack of motivation; Salary costs for hiring antipoverty officials and social workers as part of the budget; Office of Economic Opportunity; Vocational and literacy training; Federal bureaucracy versus individual responsibility.
Date: February 18, 1965
Creator: Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991

[John Tower Speech to Indiana State College about Fight Against Poverty in America, Mar. 25, 1965]

Description: Speech; Decline of poverty; Federal bureaucracy versus individual responsibility; Private initiatives to fight poverty; Poverty Bill; White Citizens Council; NAACP [National Association for the Advancement of Colored People]; Welfare and education programs; Poverty statistics; Economic Opportunity Act of 1964; VISTA anti-poverty program.
Date: March 25, 1965
Creator: Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991

[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
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