Browse Items (12 total)

  • Collection: John G. Tower Senate Collection

Speech criticizing the Kennedy Administration for perceived failures in economic, military, and foreign policy matters.2 p.Text

Speech criticizing the power of the Kennedy Administration and expressing hope for a Republican congressional victory in the 1962 election.7 p.Text

Speech providing a summary of the activities of the 87th Congress from January to September 1962. Includes comments about legislation on Medicare, agriculture, education, trade, and taxes.6 p.Text

Speech; Annual Convention of the Institute of Appliance Manufacturers; Economic democracy; Impact on: taxation, competition, regulation and labor; Trade unions; Steel price; Strike.10 p.Text

Speech; Election; Republicans; Democrats; Kennedy Administration; Cuba crisis; Soviet Union threat; Aspired victory in Cold War; Tax cuts; Burden of indebtedness; Economy; Republican Party party of business and labor.5 p.Text

Speech; New Frontier; conservatism; communism; world leadership; governance.4 p.Text

Speech; traffic and parking problems; rapid urbanization of the country; Mass Transportation Bill; socialism.8 p.Text

Speech; government operations; government regulations; taxation; fiscal policy; government business; private business; Herlong-Baker bill; economic freedom;5 p.Text

Tower Response to Attacks.pdf
An excerpt from a Tower speech in which he addresses an unnamed political opponent, accusing this opponent of relying on ad hominem attacks, particularly in regard to Tower's voting against the continued funding of the Senate Select Committee on…

Tower Statement to Mexican-Americans.pdf
A 1972 outline of a proposed speech in which Tower would describe his plans to facilitate greater equality for Mexican-Americans in Texas. Tower would argue for the necessity of bilingual education, increased affirmative action legislation, and the…
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