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...
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,...
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