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  • Collection: Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies

On December 1, 1964, West Virginia Senator Jennings Randolph wrote his in-state colleague, Senator Robert C. Byrd, requesting support for a bill that would provide aid to depressed areas throughout the Appalachian region. The Senate had passed a…

Senator Byrd reported the upcoming election in South Vietnam and pointed to the act as a significant moment in history, and one which justified U.S. involvement in the efforts of establishing a strong democracy in the country in his September 2, 1966…

An article from The Washington Post reporting the final committee vote on the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act, sending it to the House of Representatives for passage. The article describes the arduous hearings and the testimony of some…

Following his 1965 visit to the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, Congressman Harley O. Staggers, Sr. continued a correspondence with diplomatic officials at the embassy. This letter from Ralph Francis Earl to Congressman Staggers, Sr. describes the political…

A photograph of Michigan Governor George Romney speaks with Congressman Harley O. Staggers, Sr., Chairman of the House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce in the committee's chamber during hearings on the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle…

An article from The Washington Post describing Michigan Governor George Romney's testimony before the House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce during hearings on the National Motor Vehicle Safety Act. The article is authored by George…

A United Press International (UPI) wire describing Ralph Nader's testimony before the House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce during the hearings on the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act.

A clipping from Business Week describing the forthcoming debates in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate on the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act.

A speech given by Congressman Harley O. Staggers, Sr. to the Traffic Club of Washington D.C. during its "National Transportation Week" program held at the Willard Hotel on May 15-21, 1966.
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