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Wayne Morse an Oregon Experience, Senator Wayne Morse

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Wayne Morse served four terms (1945-1969) in the U.S. Senate. He represented Oregon with brilliance and bravado, and he followed a vision of "principle above politics."

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US Sen. Wayne Morse

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U.S. Sen. Wayne Morse warned of an American war in Vietnam a full decade before an incident in the Gulf of Tonkin formally started it. 

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