Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center

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Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center

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The Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center is a unique and nonpartisan institution that strengthens representative democracy through scholarship, learning, and service. Established in 1979 by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and the Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma, the center is a living tribute to the ideals, leadership, and accomplishments of the Honorable Carl Albert, native Oklahoman, University of Oklahoma alumnus, Rhodes Scholar, 46th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Items in the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center Collection

ALS with enclosure describes constituent concerns about the constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act and the need to follow the Constitution. TL from Representative Carl Albert (D-OK) expresses his confidence that debate about the bill will…

ALS describes constituent's situation in Selma, Alabama and asks for Albert's support and influence, TL from Albert reassures consitutent he is aware of conditions in Selma and that voting rights legislation will soon be passed.

ALS from constituent asks why states with discriminatory practices against other minority groups are not included in the voting rights legislation, TL from Albert notes the difficulty Congressional subcommittees are having drafting a voting rights…

TLS expresses constituent's belief that voting rights legislation is an extreme reaction and illegal, TL from Cohelan explains how the 15th Amendment supports voting rights legislation, TLS contains constituent response and an apology for some…

ALS from constituent encourages Senator Harris to support voting rights legislation, TL from Harris assures constituent of his support for the legislation.