Hays, Brooks; Democratic Party (U.S.); United States--Economic conditions; African Americans--Civil rights;
WHY I WILL VOTE DEMOCRATIC BROOKS HAYS Assistant to the President Washington, D.C. I will vote Democratic this year, because the Democratic party in our time is the party of aspiration and the party of affirmation. The Democratic party...
Integration; Desegregation; Little Rock (Ark.) Central High Crisisl; Little Rock (Ark.); Virgil Blossom
Autobiographical typescript by Virgil T. Blossom describing his role in events surrounding Little Rock Central High School desegregation. Part I consists of an overview of Little Rock Central High crisis of 1957, and recounts Blossom's pre-Little...
TO A PATIENT WIFE
Remorse descends upon me now
As I recall our marriage vow,
And think of things I did not do
That might have lessened toil for you.
I never learned to grow a flower I never learned to make a fire,
To fix the roof or hang a door
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...