In this letter to the president, the members of the Alabama congressional delegation endorse Mobile native James P. Lynch for membership in the Maritime Administration and Federal Maritime Board if it is expanded.
Much of the book is filled by visitors from Boykin's home district, but guests signed it at several significant social events as well. The pages here contain signatures of notable colleagues and acquaintances.
In the message Wallace refers to the May 13 episode of "The Huntley-Brinkley Report," which discussed the civil rights demonstrations in Birmingham, Alabama. He asks Williams and Roberts to have their congressional committee investigate the program...
In the message the congressmen commend Ross's efforts to prevent integration at the University of Mississippi ("the courageous battle you are waging for constitutional government"), and they promise that "Mississippi's fight is Alabama's fight."
In the message the congressmen criticize the president's involvement in the integration of the University of Mississippi, and they compare his actions to President Eisenhower's intervention in Little Rock, Arkansas. They demand the "immediate...
In the message Wallace discusses the federal troops that President Kennedy has just sent to handle the violent situation in Birmingham, Alabama. He insists that the local authorities have the matter under control, and he asks the congressmen to...
In the message Wallace gives a brief overview of the civil rights demonstrations in Birmingham, Alabama, blaming "outside agitators" for the "internal strife and turmoil": "In my best judgment subversive elements have been at work in that city and...
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