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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Hays, Brooks--Correspondence; Leflar, Robert A. (Robert Allen), 1901-1997--Correspondence;
601 Park Fayetteville, Ark. Dear Brooks: Just a word to let you know (what you already know) that a host of your friends have been watching the reports of your illness, and hoping and prayer not only that you enjoy a speedy recovery now, but that...