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
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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...
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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,...