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  •  Opening with Gonzales climbing the steps of the U.S. Capitol Building while the sounds of the Bells of Congress are heard 
  •  Beginning of program; Talks about high pace at end of first session for the eighty-ninth United States Congress, and likelihood of it continuing in second session 
  •  Vietnam 
  •  On dissent and anti-war demonstrations 
  •  Mentions group the Veterans of Future Wars 
  •  On caution of leaders in going to war 
  •  On pacifism 
  •  Mentions a San Antonio high school teacher fired for making pacifist remarks in the lead-up to World War II 
  •  Encourages toleration of dissent 
  •  "The war in Vietnam is not a simple, easily resolved problem." 
  •  Faith in judgment of national leadership 
  •  Report on other congressional duties 
 
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Title:Gonzales Report [Vietnam]
Identifier:e_hbg_0069
Description:Weekly public address from Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez to his constituents in Bexar County, Texas. This episode focuses almost entirely on the escalating Vietnam conflict. Advocates tolerance for dissent, comparing to demonstrations in the lead-up to World War II and mentioning the Veterans of Future Wars. Frames his support of the war as faith in President Lyndon Johnson and the national leadership. Has opening with Gonzales climbing the steps of the U.S. Capitol Building while the sounds of the Bells of Congress are heard. Black and white picture with sound. Writing on leader reads "O/C, L-11."
Country:United States
City:Washington (D.C.)
Date:1965-11-13
CreatorGonzalez, Henry B.
Location:2004-127/333, reel 3
Source:Gonzalez (Henry B.) Collection
Language:en
PublisherDolph Briscoe Center for American History
Rights:Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Original Format:black-and-white film; sound tracks, 16mm