from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Fulbright, J(ames) William 1905-1995. American politician who as U.S. senator from Arkansas (1945-1975) proposed the Fulbright Act (1946), which established an exchange program for American and foreign educators and students.

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  • n. United States senator who is remembered for his creation of grants that fund exchange programs of teachers and students between the United States and other countries (1905-1995)


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