National Affairs: MORALITY HAS BECOME LEGALITY

Arkansas' William Fulbright has as impressive an academic background as any U.S. Senator. A Rhodes scholar, he became president of the University of Arkansas at 34. He won a seat in Congress in 1942, quickly established a reputation as an independent Democrat. In 1943 he fathered the Fulbright resolution, which first formally committed the U.S. firmly to internationalism after World War II. In 1944 he became a Senator. Two years later, when the Republicans captured Congress, he proposed that Harry Truman resign in favor of a Republican. Ever since, the President has called...

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