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  • Collection: Indiana University Libraries Modern Political Papers

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…

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…

A press release from "CARE," announcing the 3,000-plus Indiana college and university students preparing for a state-wide campaign to raise funds for South Vietnamese school children. Called "Indiana Students who CARE," the group's honorary chairman…

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…

Identical bills were introduced in the House and Senate in the first week of January by Emanuel Celler (D-NY) and Birch Bayh (D-IN) respectively and a supporting analysis issued by the American Bar Association as part of its effort to mobilize public…

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,…

But differences within the Senate quickly surfaced. Senator Keating had been defeated in the November election, but his objections were taken up by Roman Hruska, a new member of the subcommittee, during the January 29 hearings. Bayh’s notes…

Three areas of disagreement emerged between House and Senate versions, all involving time: the period of time during which the vice president and cabinet must decide whether they disagree with the president’s declaration that he is fit to resume…

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…

After thanking Senator Bayh for his interpretation of Johnson's policies in Vietnam, the Bloomington resident shares where their views depart. He cites both failure a to recognize the history of the 1954 policy and a flawed view of communist…
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