THE FOREIGN AID PROGRAM
REMARKS OP SENATOR J. W. FULBRIGHT, CHAIRMAN, SENATE FOREIGN
Mr. President, I send to the desk a bill to promote
the foreign policy, security, and general welfare of the
United States by furnishing economic assistance to friendly
countries and areas, and for other purposes, I ask that
this bill be appropriately referred.
The bill which I introduce is in partial implementation
of the President's foreign aid message of January 14,
1965 recommending authorization for military and economic
programs aggregating $3.38 billion of appropriation requests.
This bill is concerned solely with the President's
request for authorization for appropriation of $846,000,000
for economic aid. Ihis authorization for economic aid, plus
previous authorizations for Development Loans and the
Alliance for Progress, will support a total appropriation for