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Hays, Brooks--Friends and associates; Hays, Brooks--Influence; Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978;
[ Handwritten annotation saying "Message from Sen Hubert Humprey to the dinner. Dec 18 1958”]
No one in the Congress who has lived and worked with Brooks Hays over many years would voluntarily miss this special evening. I am deeply sorry that I...
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