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--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--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--Oratory; Hays, Brooks--Last years; University of Arkansas, Fayetteville;
N.W. Ark. Times, 2 Nov 75 [handwritten annotation] Ex-Congressman Hays To Lecture Brooks Hays, former United States Congressman from Arkansas, will speak at the University of Arkansas Wednesday on "Reflections of a Troubled Moderate: Little...