J. William Fulbright

PemBook: Fulbright: A biography by Randall Bennett Woods

Rhodes Scholar, 1927-1928

Fulbright was a Southern Democrat and a staunch multilateralist who supported the creation of the United Nations and the longest serving chairman in the history of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He opposed McCarthyism and theHouse Un-American Activities Committee and later became known for his opposition to American involvement in the Vietnam War. His efforts to establish an international exchange program eventually resulted in the creation of a fellowship program which bears his name, the Fulbright Program.

More about J William Fulbright

Other Works:

J. William Fulbright, Vietnam, and the search for a cold war foreign policy (1998) by Randall Woods

Race and war : Lyndon Johnson and William Fulbright (2000) by Tony Badger

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