The War: Heat on the Hill

For two years, President Johnson's fellow Democrats have subjected his Viet Nam policies to a heavy cannonade in the Senate, while all but a few Republicans held back. Now the G.O.P. Senators are joining the siege in strength.

Two weeks ago, New Jersey's Clifford Case and Kentucky's Thruston Morton pulled the lanyards on Lyndon. Last week Kentucky's John Sherman Cooper renewed his demand for an "unconditional cessation" of U.S. bombing against the North; Massachusetts' Edward Brooke, a dove turned mild hawk, seemed ready to change feathers again with a call for a bombing pause; and Illinois' Charles Percy, who has...

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