Hays, Brooks--Death and burial; Hays, Brooks--Influence; Editorials;
David S. Broder
The Spirit of Brooks Hays
Brooks Hays of Arkansas was a wispy, balding man who was a presence in Washington for almost half of his 83 years-a favorite character, a beloved storyteller and a moral force of al-most unequaled...
Immediately after the 1958 election, Brooks' friends
held a testimonial dinner, brooks gave a speech which
revealed the basic philosophy of government that guided
him throughout his life:
While I honor the office of representative, I am
Hays, Brooks; Democratic Party (U.S.); United States--Economic conditions; African Americans--Civil rights;
WHY I WILL VOTE DEMOCRATIC BROOKS HAYS Assistant to the President Washington, D.C. I will vote Democratic this year, because the Democratic party in our time is the party of aspiration and the party of affirmation. The Democratic party...