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--Adversaries; Alford, Dale, 1916-2000; Faubus, Orval Eugene, 1910-1994; United States. Congress--Elections, 1958; Politicians--Arkansas--Press coverage;
FROM: EDWARD P. MORGAN AND THE NEWS Friday, November 7, 1958 American Broadcasting Network Putting the overplay of maudlin pollyannaisms aside, sometimes, surely, a man's finest hour really is in defeat. Ugly as the circumstances...
Hays, Brooks--Awards; University of Arkansas (Fayetteville campus). Alumni Association;
Arkansas Alumni Association, Inc.
University of Arkansas
To all whom these presents shall come
be it known that
Is Life Member No. 100 Club
of the Arkansas Alumni Association
of the University of Arkansas, and
is entitled to all...
Hays, Brooks--Awards; University of Arkansas, Fayetteville;
University of Arkansas
To all whom these presents may come
Be it know that, in recognition of his exalted character, his eminent
Attainments in arts and letters, his devotion to truth, duty and the welfare
Of society, the Board of...
Hays, Brooks--Career in education; Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963; Rutgers University;
The Washington Post WASHINGTON, D.C. D. 408,701 S. 491,212 JAN 1 8 1964 Hays to Rutgers The first of President Kennedy's men to leave the White House is one of the gentlest spirits in this hard-boiled town. Rutgers University will...
Hays, Brooks--Career in education; Rutgers University; Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973; United States. Community Relations Service;
And So, Back To The White House Brooks Hays is courtly, Southern and a soft-spoken teller of tales. He savors the low-keyed humor of his native Arkansas, delighting in stories like the one about the old gentleman who, when asked "How do you...
Hays, Brooks--Correspondence; Hays, Brooks--Adversaries; Political campaigns; United States. Congress;
November 8, 1972 The Honorable Wilmer Mizell House of Representatives Washington, D.C. Dear Wilmer: I congratulate you sincerely on your impressive victory. I have tried, as I know you have, to keep our contest on an impersonal basis, and I trust...