Testimony of William J. Bowe before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee TESTIMONY OF WILLIAM J. BOWE U.S. SENATE COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY SUBCOMMITTEE ON CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS April 9-10, 1973 Senator Ervin. Counsel, any further questions? Mr. Baskir. Mr. Bowe, do you have a statement, also? Mr. Bowe. Yes. I have a statement which I have submitted [...]
After Army Intelligence School training at Fort Holabird in Baltimore, I was assigned to the 902nd Military Intelligence Group. Its headquarters occupied office space above stores in a Bailey’s Crossroads, Virginia strip mall.
Both sides of my family had members in the military. My mother’s grandfather, Richard Lawrence Gwinn, Sr. lived in Covington, Georgia and served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War.
I just wasn’t prescient enough. While the Vietnam War ended with a bang with the fall of Saigon in April 1975, it had started with a whimper in spring of 1961, just as I was finishing my freshman year at Yale.