Letter from Assistant Attorney General of the State of Georgia on the Voting Rights Act of 1965

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A letter from Paul Rodgers, the Assistant Attorney General of the State of Georgia expressing opposition to the Voting Rights Act of 1965; In the letter, the author explains his opposition to the Voting Rights Act and then offers a number of amendments to "improve its application and fairness if enacted into law." The letter is addressed to the members of the Committee on the Judiciary and other U.S. Senators.

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Rodgers, Paul. "Letter from Assistant Attorney General of the State of Georgia on the Voting Rights Act of 1965." John V. Dowdy, Sr. Papers, Box 210, File 332, "Letter from Assistant Attorney General of the State of Georgia on the Voting Rights Act of 1965," April 8, 1965, W. R. Poage Legislative Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.. Accessed 16 August 2022. http://acsc.lib.udel.edu/exhibits/show/political-env/item/241.

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Letter from Assistant Attorney General of the State of Georgia on the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Subject

United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965--Legislative history.

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A letter from Paul Rodgers, the Assistant Attorney General of the State of Georgia expressing opposition to the Voting Rights Act of 1965; In the letter, the author explains his opposition to the Voting Rights Act and then offers a number of amendments to "improve its application and fairness if enacted into law." The letter is addressed to the members of the Committee on the Judiciary and other U.S. Senators.

Creator

Rodgers, Paul

Source

John V. Dowdy, Sr. Papers, Box 210, File 332, "Letter from Assistant Attorney General of the State of Georgia on the Voting Rights Act of 1965," April 8, 1965, W. R. Poage Legislative Library, Baylor University, Waco, Texas.

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Association of Centers for the Study of Congress

Date

1965-04-08

Contributor

W.R. Poage Legislative Library

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Atlanta, Georgia