FULBRIGHT, James William, 1905-1995



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Extended Bibliography

Ambrosius, Lloyd E. “The Goldwater-Fulbright Controversy.” Arkansas Historical Quarterly 29 (Autumn 1970): 252-70.

Anderson, Joel E., Jr. “The Fulbright Strategy: A Critique.” Master’s thesis, American University, 1966.

Austin, Betty, comp. J. William Fulbright: A Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1995.

Becnel, Thomas A. “Fulbright of Arkansas v. Ellender of Louisiana: The Politics of Sugar and Rice, 1937-1974.” Arkansas Historical Quarterly 43 (Winter 1984): 289-303.

Berman, William C. William Fulbright and the Vietnam War: The Dissent of a Political Realist. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 1988.

Bibby, John F. “The Congressional Committee: The Politics of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs." In On Capitol Hill: Studies of the Legislative Process, by John F. Bibby and Roger H. Davidson, pp. 183-206. 1967. 2d ed. Hinsdale, IL: Dryden Press, 1972.

Bradshaw, Leonard Lee. “The Rhetoric of J. William Fulbright: Dissent in Crisis.” Ph.D. dissertation, Southern Illinois University, 1970.

Brown, Eugene. J. William Fulbright: Advice and Dissent. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1985.

Bullert, Gary Byron, and Francis Michael Casey. “The Foreign Policy of Senator William J. Fulbright: From Cold War Warrior to Neo-Isolationist.” Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies 8 (Winter 1983): 449-69.

Burnett, John H. “J.W. Fulbright, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.” Arkansas Historical Quarterly 20 (Winter 1961): 318-30.

Coffin, Tristram. Senator Fulbright: Portrait of a Public Philosopher. New York: E.P. Dutton Co., 1966.

Cone, Stacey. “Pulling the Plug on America’s Propaganda: Sen. J. W. Fulbright’s Leadership of the Antipropaganda Movement, 1943-1974." Journalism History 30 (Winter 2005): 166-176.

Down, Calvin W. “A Thematic Analysis of Speeches on Foreign Policy of Senator J.W. Fulbright.” Ph.D. dissertation, Michigan State University, 1963.

Felten, Peter G. “The Path to Dissent: Johnson, Fulbright, and the 1965 Intervention in the Dominican Republic." Presidential Studies Quarterly 26 (Fall 1996): 1009-18.

Fry, Joseph A. Debating Vietnam: Fulbright, Stennis, and Their Senate Hearings. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2006.

Fulbright, J. William. “The American Experiment in Self-Government.” Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 63 (April 1955): 151-60.

___. “American Foreign Policy in the 20th Century Under an 18th-Century Constitution.” Cornell Law Quarterly 47 (Fall 1961): 1-13.

___. The Arrogance of Power. New York: Random House, 1966.

___. “For a Concert of Free Nations.” Foreign Affairs 40 (October 1961): 1-18.

___. “Congress and Foreign Policy.” In Congress and the President: Allies and Adversaries, edited by Ronald C. Moe, pp. 197-209. Pacific Palisades, CA: Goodyear Publishing Co., 1971.

___. “Congress, the President and the War Power.” Arkansas Law Review 25 (Spring 1971): 71-84.

___. “Congressional Investigations: Significance for the Legislative Process.” University of Chicago Law Review 18 (Spring 1951): 440-48.

___. The Crippled Giant: American Foreign Policy and its Domestic Consequences. New York: Random House, 1972.

___. “Education in International Relations.” Colorado Quarterly 15 (Winter 1966): 209-16.

___. “The First Fifteen Years of the Fulbright Program.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 335 (May 1961): 21-27.

___. “Fulbright on the Press.” Columbia Journalism Review 14 (November/December 1975): 39-45.

___. “Fulbright’s Role in the Cuban Missile Crisis.” Inter-American Economic Affairs 27 (Spring 1974): 86-94.

___. “The Johnson Presidency and Vietnam.” In The Johnson Presidency: Twenty Intimate Perspectives of Lyndon B. Johnson, edited by Kenneth W. Thompson, pp. 237-48. Portraits of American Presidents, vol. 5. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1986.

___. “The Legislator as Educator.” Foreign Affairs 57 (Spring 1979): 719-32.

___. “The Most Significant and Important Activity I Have Been Privileged to Engage in During My Years in the Senate.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 424 (March 1976): 1-5.

___. Old Myths and New Realities, and Other Commentaries. New York: Random House, 1964.

___. The Pentagon Propaganda Machine. New York: Liveright Publishing Corp., 1970.

___. Prospects for the West. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1963.

___. “A United States of Europe?” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 257 (May 1948): 151-56.

Fulbright, James William, with Seth P. Tillman. The Price of the Empire. New York: Pantheon Books, 1989.

Gunn, Herb. “The Continuing Friendship of James William Fulbright and Ronald Buchanan McCallum.” South Atlantic Quarterly 83 (Autumn 1984): 416-33.

Jeffrey, Harry P. “Legislative Origins of the Fulbright Program.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 491 (May 1987): 36-47.

Johnson, Haynes, and Bernard M. Gwertzman. Fulbright: The Dissenter. Garden City, NY: Doubleday Co., 1968.

Johnson, Willie Stephen. “The Bumpers-Fulbright Senate Race: A Rhetorical Analysis.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981.

Lynn, Naomi B., and Arthur F. McClure. The Fulbright Premise: Senator J. William Fulbright’s Views on Presidential Power. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 1973.

Manske, Robert Fred. “The Fulbright Foreign Policy Thought, 1964-1971: A Co-Organic Critique.” Ph.D. dissertation, American University, 1973.

Meyer, Karl E., ed. Fulbright of Arkansas: The Public Positions of a Private Thinker. Washington: Robert B. Luce, 1963.

O’Grady, Joseph Patrick. “J.W. Fulbright and the Fulbright Program in Ireland.” Arkansas Historical Quarterly 47 (Spring 1988): 47-69.

Paris, Carol Ann. “Senator J.W. Fulbright and American Foreign Policy, 1943-1949.” Master’s thesis, Southern Methodist University, 1970.

Perry, Bruce. “Senator J. William Fulbright on European and Atlantic Unity.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, 1968.

Powell, Lee Riley. J. William Fulbright and America’s Lost Crusade: Fulbright’s Opposition to the Vietnam War. Little Rock: Rose Publishing Co., 1984.

___. J. William Fulbright and His Time: A Political Biography. Memphis, Tenn.: Guild Bindery Press, 1996.

Scott, Frank H. “Major Contributions and Opinions of J. William Fulbright in the Field of American Foreign Policy, 1943 to 1964.” Master’s thesis, Kansas State College of Pittsburgh, 1964.

Smith, Harold T. “J. William Fulbright and the Arkansas 1974 Senatorial Election.” Arkansas Historical Quarterly 44 (Summer 1985): 103-17.

Stennis, John C., and J. William Fulbright. The Role of Congress In Foreign Policy. American Enterprise Institute Rational Debate Seminars. Washington: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 1971.

Tobler, Judith Ann. “The Education of a Legislator: The Evolution of J. William Fulbright’s Attitudes Toward the Soviet Union.” Master’s thesis, University of Arkansas, 1983.

Trask, David F. “The Congress as Classroom: J. William Fulbright and the Crisis of American Power.” In Makers of American Diplomacy: From Benjamin Franklin to Henry Kissinger, edited by Frank J. Merli and Theodore A. Wilson, pp. 649-75. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1974.

Truslow, Marion A., Jr. “A Discussion and Analysis of J. William Fulbright’s Political Thought.” Master’s thesis, Vanderbilt University, 1969.

Tweraser, Kurt K. Changing Patterns of Political Beliefs: The Foreign Policy Operational Codes of J. William Fulbright, 1943-1967. Beverly Hills: Sage Publications, 1974.

___. “J. William Fulbright—Belief Systems, Models of Representation and Re-election Strategies, 1942-1962.” Arkansas Political Science Journal 6 (Winter 1985): 55-70.

Williams, Nancy A., ed. Arkansas Biography: A Collection of Notable Lives. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2000: 113-114.

Woods, Randall Bennett. “Dixie’s Dove: J. William Fulbright, the Vietnam War, and the American South." Journal of Southern History 60 (August 1994): 533-52.

___. Fulbright: A Biography. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

___. “Fulbright Internationalism.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 491 (May 1987): 22-35.

___. J. William Fulbright, Vietnam, and the Search for a Cold War Foreign Policy. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998.