Melvin R. Laird

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Rep. Melvin R. Laird of Wisconsin poses at the Capitol after he was named chairman of the Republican Platform Commission on July 3, 1964 in Washington.

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Republican State Representative of Wisconsin Melvin R. Laird speaks about plans for the Republican platform for the party. He speaks about bipartisan cooperation on issues of foreign policy.

Speaks particularly about Laos and South Vietnam.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 70386
Municipal archives id: T198