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  • Collection: University of Vermont Libraries, Special Collections

Senator Prouty's opening statement before the Education Subcommittee began hearings on the Higher Education Act of 1965 highlights his philosophy on education and sentiments about its importance and status.

A telegram urging the senator's opposition to the bill because package standardization "would stifle innovation and cause large and unnecessary increases in the production cost and consumer prices of foods."

Notes from a speech given by Congressman Stafford to the Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) in Bennington, Vermont. The speech focuses on gains in education during the 89th Congress.

Congressman Stafford regularly recorded radio broadcasts to give constituents in Vermont updates on the activity in Washington. This speech provides information on the main aspects of the Higher Education Act (HR. 9567) which was passed by the House…

Twenty Republican representatives push for an independent Maritime Administration in light of the creation of the Department of Transportation

Twenty Republican representatives push for an independent Maritime Administration in light of the creation of the Department of Transportation

A press release announces a device that appears quite similar to GPS technology: "a new experimental road-vehicle communications system...that would remind the motorist of speed and traffic signs, enable him to summon help in an emergency, and…

Senator Winston L. Prouty (R. - Vt.) right, receiving a Certificate of Life Membership in the American Industrial Arts Association in recognition of his successful sponsorship of a program of Federal Assistance to Industrial Arts Education. Making…

Senator Prouty was the ranking minority member of the Education Subcommittee. He offered multiple amendments to the Higher Education legislation, many of which were accepted.

Senator Prouty received dozens of letters from constituents concerned with funding for education in the industrial arts. He introduced a successful amendment for the inclusion of industrial arts under the section of the Higher Education Act relative…
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