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Fulbright : a biography

Author: Randall Bennett Woods
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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J. William Fulbright is the second most successful Oxford-educated politician to come from Arkansas. Author of the Fulbright-Connally resolution, which committed the United States to participating in the United Nations, and creator of the exchange program that bears his name, Fulbright was the longest-serving and most powerful chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Both an intellectual and an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: J William Fulbright; James William Fulbright; J William Fulbright; James William Fulbright
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Randall Bennett Woods
ISBN: 0521482623 9780521482622
OCLC Number: 31707466
Description: xi, 711 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Of poets, Prussians, and plutocrats --
Oxford --
First family of Fayetteville --
A political education --
Taking the stage --
The conscience of a conservative internationalist --
European federation and trickle-down integration --
"Washington's cleanup man" --
The enemy within --
The junior senator from Arkansas --
Massive retaliation, Suez, and the struggle for an alternative foreign policy --
Little Rock and foreign aid --
A changing of the guard --
Camelot and Cuba --
"Freedom's Judas-goat" --
A creative tension --
Of myths and realities --
Avoiding Armageddon --
Escalations --
Texas hyperbole --
The hearings --
The politics of dissent --
Widening the credibility gap --
The war in Washington --
"The price of empire" --
Denouement --
The politics of a Dixie dove --
Nixon and Kissinger --
Of arms and men --
Struggle for the center --
Sparta or Athens? --
Cambodia --
A foreign affairs alternative --
Privileges and immunities --
Divided minds --
The invisible wars --
Dancing with Henry --
Broken fences --
Life after office --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Randall Bennett Woods.
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J. William Fulbright is the second most successful Oxford-educated politician to come from Arkansas. Author of the Fulbright-Connally resolution, which committed the United States to participating in the United Nations, and creator of the exchange program that bears his name, Fulbright was the longest-serving and most powerful chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Both an intellectual and an internationalist, Fulbright had great influence over the course of American foreign relations in the 1960s and 1970s.

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