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[John Tower Speech on the Grenada Invasion of 1983 given at the National Security Colloquium Series at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, December 7, 1983]

Description: Speech explaining that discoveries of significant Soviet and Soviet-ally influence on Grenada during the U.S. invasion reveals increasing Soviet global power and the need for improved international defense.
Date: December 7, 1983
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 on the Dole Amendment, 19uu]

Description: Speech supporting the Dole Amendment to remove intangible drilling and development costs as well as allowable depletion from tax preference items. Concerned with how taxes on oil and gas industries stifle exploration and production, which is especially important to United States defense forces.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991
Partner: Southwestern University

[John Tower Speech on International Security given to the National Press Club Luncheon in Washington, D.C., May 18, 1983]

Description: Speech explaining worldwide trends that should be troubling for United States defense, including increasing militarism, the rise of Soviet military power, the interdependence of national economies, and weakening alliances. Provides several suggestions for how to confront these problems.
Date: May 18, 1983
Creator: Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991
Partner: Southwestern University

[John Tower Speech on Protecting U.S. Interests in Energy and Minerals for Defense Purposes, 198u]

Description: Speech discussing the need to protect two "treasure houses" from falling completely into the hands of the Soviets: energy in the Persian Gulf region and minerals in south and central Africa. Suggests that stockpiling materials would be one useful strategy against Soviet aggression.
Date: 198u
Creator: Tower, John G. (John Goodwin), 1925-1991
Partner: Southwestern University