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  • Collection: Indiana University Libraries Modern Political Papers

This "Comparison of the Administrative Procedure Act as Proposed to be Amended by S. 1336 with the Existing Law" was compiled by the Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Administrative Practice and Procedure. It offers a side-by-side…

A memorandum to Senator Birch Bayh (D-IN) from his legislative department staff explained the changes to a new draft of S. 1666, a bill to amend the Administrative Procedure Act of 1946. The draft was being considered by the Subcommittee on…

In a brief note to Senator Bayh, a Bloomington, Indiana resident does not mince words. Pleading for an end to the conflict, the constituent summarizes the current situation, "This dishonorable and undeclared war is laying waste the Vietnamese…

In a letter addressed to "Legislators," a resident of Hagerstown, Indiana expresses his extreme displeasure with anti-war protests. The constituent writes, "These riots, marches etc., come naturally as a result of the liberal radicals (who turn out…

Six Asian Studies scholars at Indiana University-Bloomington expresse their concerns to Senator Bayh over American policies and military action in Vietnam. Their two page letter explores their understanding of Vietnamese nationalism, history,…

In response to Senator Bayh's proposal of a blockade of ships at American ports who engage in trade with North Vietnam, a resident of Evansville, Indiana expressed his disapproval in a letter. Plainly, he writes, "Surely, you realize our so-called…

Out of concern for President Johnson's "undeclared war," a resident of Westville, Indiana, calls upon Senator Bayh. The constituent writes, "I am asking you as my elected official to curtail the Executive grab for power and all the senseless…

In a letter from Brownsburg, Indiana, a father of a service member writes to Senator Bayh. The letter begins with reservations about making claims against the Vietnam conflict but assures the Senator these issues are heartfelt. The father…

A staff memorandum to Senator Birch Bayh (D-IN) summarizes the Cigarette Labeling Act as reported by the Commerce Committee and proposed amendments.

In a rebuke of Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara's actions, an Indianapolis resident expresses his opinion of the situation in Vietnam. Pointedly, the constituent asks Senator Bayh, "…are you interested in saving McNamara's face or in saving…
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