Speaker: John Sherman Cooper
Date: March 11, 1978
Republican Senator from Kentucky (1946-1949, 1952-1955, 1956-1973). Opponent of the anti-ballistic missile system. A leading Republican critic of U.S. involvement in Vietnam who opposed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution in 1964. Emissary of the President to the Philippines in the ?peace drive? of 1966.