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;
University of Arkansas Alumni "Brooks Hays for Governor Club" LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS June 12, 1928. This is a letter of introduction for Brooks Hays, Candidate for Governor. Mr. Hays is a graduate of the University of Arkansas and received his...
Hays, Brooks--Correspondence; Political campaigns; Arkansas--Politics and government;
November 12, 1958 Dear Brother Hays, The Student Government Senate of Wayland Baptist College voted unanimously last Thursday to let you know that we appreciate the moderate stand you took in the Little Rock Integration Crisis. Eventhough the...
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...