Summary: Sen. Dominick (R-Colo.) shakes hands with Colonel Crosby of the United States Air Force. U. S. Air Force Brigadier General Butcher can be seen standing between the two men. An Air Force jet and two saluting soldiers can also be seen. As commander of Task Force Alpha at Nakhon Phanom RTAFB, Brigadier General Butcher was responsible for directing Air Force missions during the Vietnam War. Senator Dominick was on his second trip to Southeast Asia as a member of the United States Senate Armed Services Committee.
Summary: Sen. Dominick (left) and Gov. Love (right) are photographed with Staff Sergeant Edward Bishop of the United States Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV) in an unidentified location during their trip to Bangkok, Thailand in 1967. Staff Sergeant Bishop holds his son, Michael. The group stands in front of a Thai painting and a wall clock is visible in the background.
Summary: Sen. Dominick (R-Colo.) shakes hands with Airman First Class Michael Espinoza from Denver, Colorado, who is wearing sunglasses. Airman First Class Garfield Herrera from Pueblo, Colorado, is seen at left wearing a hat. Airman First Class Jerry Beall of Hotchkiss, Colorado stands to the right of Senator Dominick. An unidentified man stands behind the senator. Korat Royal Thai Air Force Base (Korat RTAFB), located approximately 165 miles northeast of Bangkok, Thailand, was in operation from 1964 until 1976 in support of the United States' military operations in Vietnam. This stop was part of Senator Dominick's fact finding trip to Southeast Asia as a member of the United States Senate Armed Services Committee.
Summary: Flier against American imperialism in Southeast Asia and Latin America. Proposes a unified student front against imperialism.
Summary: Flier for demonstration of the effects of napalm at University of Denver on Friday, April 30th.
Summary: Colorado Peace Coalition flier for march and rally against the war in Denver on April 17th.
Summary: Flier from Senate questioning presence in Southest Asia. Quotes from Senator Fulbright and Symington.
Summary: Flier for rally against the war and for the People's Peace Treaty.
Summary: Senator Peter H. Dominick (R-Colo.) answers questions from Colorado constituents during a segment of his For the record radio program on August 23, 1967 in Washington, D.C. Sen. Dominick discusses concerns that the bombing of targets near the North Vietnamese-Chinese border by the U.S. military will anger the Chinese government. Dominick says that he believes that only the movement of U.S. ground troops into North Vietnam would be seen as an act of aggression by the Chinese. He also states that he disagrees with the restrictive aspects of recently proposed federal firearms legislation, saying that these gun control bills will not effectively control crime.
Summary: President Lyndon B. Johnson delivers a live television address to the nation before an audience of congressmen, faculty and students in Shriver Hall at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, on April 7, 1965. President Johnson reiterates American policy in Southeast Asia, saying that the war is part of a wider war against communist aggression. He states that our goal is independence for South Vietnam and that the U.S. must keep its commitment to fight for this goal. He also discusses the need for economic development in Southeast Asia, announcing that he will ask Congress for money to invest in schools and medical care as well as the ability to use U.S. farm surpluses to feed the South Vietnamese people.