H.Res.695 - Recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] (Introduced 04/20/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/20/2016 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.695 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/20/2016)
Commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.
Recognizes that the movement to end the Vietnam War was one of the largest and most prolonged efforts to achieve peace in recent generations and was critical to bringing an end to the war.
Acknowledges the role of those who participated in public protests, teach-ins, and opposition to the war, and the many people who supported political candidates of both parties who sought to end the war.
Applauds the establishment of higher educational programs that are focused on conflict transformation and peace building.
Urges continued efforts to reflect on the Vietnam War's lessons and to recommit to sustained diplomacy that prevents conflict.