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; Hays, Brooks--Adversaries; Political campaigns; United States. Congress;
December 1, 1972 Honorable Brooks Hays Post Office Box 1001 Winston-Salem North Carolina 27102 My dear Mr. Hays: I appreciate your very kind letter. As I said on Election Night, I was very much impressed with your colorful and hard-fought campaign,...
May 7, 1973 Mr. Brooks Hays Chairman, Governor's Good Neighbor Council Post Office Box 7227 Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, North Carolina Dear Brooks: I am deeply disappointed that I was not in the office when you dropped by to say hello....
Hays, Brooks--Friends and associates; Hays, Brooks--Influence; Hays, Brooks--Awards;
THE NATIONAL COMMITTEE TO HONOR BROOKS HAYS
Presents to You
We salute you first as a human being, a very human being, whose gift of laughter has spread its clean homely wit far and wide among all who know you.
We salute you,...