Hays, Brooks--Ethics; Hays, Brooks--Contemporaries; Watergate Affair, 1972-1974; United States. Congress; Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006;
Sentinal [sic] - W-Salem [handwritten annotation] 'Tonic' for U. S. Hays Shares Hope in Ford Aug. 10, '74 [handwritten annotation]By GENIE CARR Sentinel Staff Reporter A longtime Democratic congressman who worked with, and against,...
Hays, Brooks; Poetry; African Americans--Civil rights
What is the American dream?
It is the anticipation that sometime we will be able to say — Here is equality and freedom; Here is brotherhood and justice.
The dream is of compassion expressing itself in society's concern for those who fall by the...
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--Correspondence; Political campaigns; Arkansas--Politics and government;
November 12, 1958 Dear Brooks: I'm shattered! What a trick of fate to have this happen to you by a write-in when you had so plainly won on the issue in an openly contested election as shown in the primary. I only hope that wrong conclusions about...
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville -- Newspapers; African American newspapers -- Arkansas -- Fayetteville; Student newspapers and periodicals -- Arkansas -- Fayetteville; Fayetteville (Ark.) -- Newspapers; Washington County (Ark.) -- Newspapers
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...