Hays, Brooks--Influence; Hays, Marion Prather--Photographs;
Brooks Hays Memorial Fund Launched in Capitol Ceremony Accolades for a former Southern Baptist Convention president and member of Congress whose name became a household word marked a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol January 26 establishing the...
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