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Revisiting The Arrogance of Power

January 23

January 23, 1967 Senator J. William Fulbright publishes The Arrogance of Power a book critical of American war policy in Vietnam advocating direct peace talks between the South Vietnamese government and the NLF.  The President uses the news media to deride Fulbright, Robert Kennedy, and a growing number of critics in Congress as “nervous Nellies” and “sunshine patriots.”

Want to re-read or get a copy, click on the book image below and order.  Perhaps it’s a good day to start a reading group with this book and discuss it’s historical significance.

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January 23