Indiana University Libraries Modern Political Papers

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Indiana University Libraries Modern Political Papers

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The Indiana University Modern Political Papers Collection consists of the congressional papers of senators and members of the House of Representatives from Indiana and of prominent Indiana state legislators serving from post-World War II to the present.

Items in the Indiana University Libraries Modern Political Papers Collection

The insights of former President Eisenhower, which advised replacing the Speaker of the House in the chain of succession with a sequence of Cabinet members, were sought and incorporated. Knowing that the House, despite having 22 proposals related to…

A key barrier was Senator Ken Keating of New York, who had favored an enabling amendment rather than one specifying procedures in the event of Presidential disability. On March 26 he sent Bayh a letter with a detailed analysis of S. J. Res. 139,…

The agreement was proudly announced to the press.

The revised S. J. Res. 139 that was reported by the Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments to the Judiciary Committee on May 27, 1964 and then on August 13 by the Judiciary Committee to the full Senate with unanimous support had stripped out that…

The chair of the House Judiciary Committee, Emmanuel Celler (D-NY), had come on board to support S. J. Res. 139 in late May 1964. Since the 65 senators present for the vote had approved the amendment and another 20 had indicated support, the task in…