December 1, 1.%7 CONGRESSIONAL RECORD- SENATE s 17481
By Mr. DIRKSEN:
Article entitled ·Wounded Servicemen at
Great, Lakes Hospital Support L. B. J.'s Vietnam
Pelley," publlshed In the Charleston
Mo. Enterprise-Courier of November 16, 1967
By Mr. FULBRIGHT
Letter to tlto editor written by Mr. Arthur
Hobson. and published In the Northwe't Arkfln•
M 'I1mes n! NJVember 27, l067.
THE COPPER STRIKE
Mr. MANSFIELD. Mr President, in response
to our rf'que~t to the Presid~nt
that a Special Board of Inquiry be appointed
to look into the copper strike,
now in Its fifth month find with no end
in sight. the President asked Secretary of
Labor Willard Wirtz, Secretary of Commerce
Alexander Trowbridge, and Assistant
Secretary of Defense Thomus D.
Morris, reprcse11t1ng the Department of
Defense, to meet with us.
As a result of this meeting, it ls our
suggestion that the Secretaries give consideration
to thP settht~ up of a Board
consisting of two members of industry
"!ld two members from the unions and
then, if that is acceptable, for those fm.r
members to get together to sell"Ct three
public members. We feel that this is one
way of getting off dead center, which IS
where the sltul'tion between the unions
and the companies is at the present time
and getting down to "bedrock" to find
ways and means to bring this most unhappy
and critical situation to some sort
of a satisfactory conclusion.
This Board, we think, ~hould be a fact
finding board empowered to look lnt.o the
situation and to make recommendations
to the three Secretaries as to how this
strtke could be settled.
If the parties repre~enting labor and
industry agree to serve on this Board but
are unable to agree on three public members,
thf'ir sP!ecticn should tl'en become
the responsibility of the Secretary of
Labor, the Secretary of Commerce, and
thp Secretary of Defense. We hope that
the companies and the u n ions will give
the most ~erious and Immediate consideration
to this suggestion. If they do, my
colleague, the Senator from Montana
[Mr. METCALF), and I feel quite certain
(By Gordon Ellot White)
1 Non: -Mr. White recently has returned
trom , month In Europe. This article wo.s
written over,eas, at one o! the Wor ld War
II Atne-rlcA.n Ccmelerlrs in Dclglun1 )
HF.NRI•CliAPF.LLE, BELGIUM ·--DPsplte its
tnunles nt honie and nbroad, the Unit ed
S•n•e• c:>.n be- unabashedly proud of one of
lt.s overseas programs: Its ml!ttary ceme-t~
··Jes ahd memorials. The Henri-Chapclle
~ metery here ls a quiet, per.ceful triumph
of Amcr1can nrchltccture, technology and
organ znt!on. p!\ying continuing, fitting
trl'mte t.., 7,989 men and women who gave
the!r lives during the 1944--45 advauce into
I vi· 'pect cl t tf' henored denr1.
We <>W Ot m n French and Ital!an
memoria s which d. I not approach the
American com<>tPrle~ for peaceful good ta•te.
on;y In F.nf!land, at memorials such as St.
Georg s Cll uel at Blggln Hlll Royal AH
For " Base, nne! In St. P2ul's and Westm!
st r Abbey were the U.S. ml!ltary monumct
IT e. on till' lnw hilltop. 18 m1Jes from
Lie •c In the heart of the Siegfried Line
""hlr.h once detended Htllcr's crumbling
Ret h, t'le cll,·vtng l!nPs of white crosses
CO\er57 • en ·Crcs.
Tl•e men and women buried here died
r!n• r he Chrlstma<, 1944 Battle of the
B 1l"'f' t 'l lnt<'~ <111rlng the nd\'ance into
Ger 1al'y trro:tgh the Ste"fr1ed fortifications
anr t> e first crossings of the Rhine. Amr.ng
rtstmas E• e, 1914, while leading
the grPntcst !ormet lot of bombers In milltarv
Unmarked head. toP s show the graves o!
94 unknowns. nncJ the namPs of ~50 missing
rc nscti':>ect on the marble pylons ol the
The site c! th" cemetery colnclclentally
marks the point of deepest penetration of
nclvnnce units of von Rundstedt's counterolfPnsive
that bernme known as th<· Bulge.
T 1e h!ghwny whlrh leads to the ll'emorlal
Is 'lOW II ned with linden trees, and tb' colonnade,
nntseum and r·hapel hre surrounded
that they \\ill rl"Ceive the full cooperation wt•h ha'i\throne, boxwood and rhododendron.
of the three Secretaries in the Cabmet The marbl" and gr:mlte buildings also are
/set off hy larch, yew and weeping w1llows
!I• cool an an Tr ansportation Administration,
Mr. Haar is in char ge of t he Land and
F aci!tties Development Admini stration and
Programs of Planning Standards and Coordination.)
"We must open · new opportunities to all
or people so that, everyone. not just a fortunate
!ew, can have access to decent homes
and schools. to recreat ion and culture."
-President LYNDON B. JOHNSON.
For most Americans transportation calls
to mind vast distan ces and evokes Images
of transconti nental railroads, river steamboats,
and wagon trains !rom our past. and
the jet pla nes and Interstate highways of
today. Yet anyone who h as spent more t1me
In getting to the airport than he has in the
air between cities knows that spanning long
d istances is not the current challenge. And
although recently we have begun to come to
grips wlth the unique problems posed by the
travel needs within our cities, and have begun
to recogn ize this as the transportation
problem, our approach more often reflects
our technological successes ln the past than
the social need or the economic reality ot
the present .
Specifically, trll.llBportatlon In an urban
environment cannot be regarded solely In
Mike Mansfield Papers, Series 21, Box 43, Folder 99, Mansfield Library, University of Montana
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