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Debating Vietnam: Fulbright, Stennis, and Their Senate Hearings
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Debating Vietnam: Fulbright, Stennis, and Their Senate Hearings (Hardback)

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In the midst of the Vietnam War, two titans of the Senate, J. William Fulbright and John C. Stennis, held public hearings to debate the conflict's future. In this intriguing new work, historian Joseph A. Fry provides the first comparative analysis of these inquiries and the senior southern Senators who led them.



The Senators' shared aim was to alter the Johnson administration's strategy and bring an end to the war-but from dramatically different perspectives. Fulbright hoped to pressure Johnson to halt escalation and seek a negotiated settlement, while Stennis wanted to prompt the President to bomb North Vietnam more aggressively and secure a victorious end to the war. Publicized and televised, these hearings added fuel to the fire of national debate over Vietnam policy and captured the many arguments of both hawks and doves.



Fry details the dramatic confrontations between the Senate committees and the administration spokesmen, Dean Rusk and Robert McNamara, and he probes the success of congressional efforts to influence Vietnam policy. Ultimately, Fry shows how the Fulbright and Stennis hearings provide vivid insight into the debate over why the United States was involved in Vietnam and how the war should be conducted.

History & PoliticsMilitary HistoryMilitary history: post WW2 conflictsVietnam WarHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentInternational relationsHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyAsian historyHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyHistory of the Americas Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 22/09/2006 ISBN-13: 9780742544352  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Joseph A. Fry is Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He is the author of Henry S. Sanford: Diplomacy and Business in Nineteenth Century America, John Tyler Morgan and the Search for Southern Autonomy, and Dixie Looks Abroad: The South and U.S. Foreign Relations, 1789-1973.

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