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Southerners and the Decisions for War, 1965–1966

Joseph A. Fry

in The American South and the Vietnam War: Belligerence, Protest, and Agony in Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161044
eISBN:
9780813165486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161044.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

During 1965 and 1966, President Johnson made the decision for major US aerial and ground combat in Vietnam. Russell and Fulbright facilitated LBJ’s determination to minimize congressional and public ... More


Back in the USSA: Joe McCarthy’s Mistranslations

Vera M. Kutzinski

in The Worlds of Langston Hughes: Modernism and Translation in the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451157
eISBN:
9780801466250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451157.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines how Langston Hughes' “red” poetry caught the attention of the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Government Operations, chaired by Senator ... More


Southerners and the Debate over the War’s Conduct, 1967

Joseph A. Fry

in The American South and the Vietnam War: Belligerence, Protest, and Agony in Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161044
eISBN:
9780813165486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161044.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

As the war became mired in a murderous stalemate during 1967, influential southern hawks pressured President Johnson to comply with military requests for another two hundred thousand US troops in ... More


Southerners and the Decisions to Withdraw from Vietnam, 1968–1970

Joseph A. Fry

in The American South and the Vietnam War: Belligerence, Protest, and Agony in Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161044
eISBN:
9780813165486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161044.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

Following the Vietnamese communist Tet Offensive of early 1968, Presidents Johnson and Nixon reluctantly made the decisions that would ultimately lead to US withdrawal from Vietnam. As these ... More


The United States Sees Language

Rosina Lozano

in An American Language: The History of Spanish in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520297067
eISBN:
9780520969582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297067.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1902, U.S. Senator Albert Beveridge led four senators from the senate committee on the territories into New Mexico, Arizona, and Oklahoma territory. While New Mexico had operated in Spanish in its ... More


Ken Pitzer's Departure

in Stanford in Turmoil: Campus Unrest, 1966–1972

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760799
eISBN:
9780804771016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760799.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Stanford University received a subpoena from the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, chaired by Arkansas Democrat John McClellan, who wanted to see the university's records on ninety ... More


Industrialization, Taste, and Their Discontents: The 1960s to the 1970s

Amy Bentley

in Inventing Baby Food

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520277373
eISBN:
9780520959149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277373.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Commercial baby food was prepared with salt, sugar, and other additives, just as were all other kinds of industrially processed food. Thus, from a very young age, Americans were introduced to—and ... More


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