Dr W Kintner with Senator Fulbright during a debate on the 'Role of Congress' in Washington DC.
Washington DC USA Date:1971 Duration:3 min 17 sec Sound:Yes
Question Answer period of the debate on 'Role of Congress in Foreign Policies' among John C Stennis, Chairman, Armed Service Committee and William J Fulbright, Chairman, Foreign Relations Committee in Washington DC, organized by American Enterprise Institute. Moderator of debate Peter Lasigor concludes the Question Answer period. He tells that Dr William Kintner asked Senator Fulbright about the controversy of Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. Senator Fulbright replied that President has the right to act without consultation whenever there is an emergency or threat to the nation's security but the issue about Gulf of Tonkin incident was not an urgent issue. He said that he was only the agent of situation and the decision of war was imposed over them.
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