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  • Collection: Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies

After passing the Senate and House, President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965 into law on March 9, 1965. The act established the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), whose membership included…

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.

While visiting the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, Congressman Harley O. Staggers, Sr. was given a map displaying the areas of conflict in Vietnam as well as an economic map of Southeast Asia. The map also includes a timeline of the conflict, ranging from…

A 5-page document detailing the provisions of the bill, the Senate's actions, and the hearings held in the House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce.

An edition of The American Legion Magazine's "Washington Pro & Con" section entitled "Do We Need a Federal Auto Safety Law?" Congressman Harley O. Staggers, Chairman of the House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce argues in favor of the…

A United Press International (UPI) wire with remarks from House Minority Leader Gerald Ford on the Senate Hearings on the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act. The wire also includes a statement from Congressman Staggers.

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 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.

A photograph of the bill signing ceremony for the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act showing Congressman Harley O. Staggers, Chairman of the House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce shaking hands with President Lyndon Baines…

During the late fall of 1965, Congressman Harley O. Staggers, Sr. met with Ambassador Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. at the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, Vietnam. The meeting was part of Congressman Staggers' fact-finding trip in advance of his appointment to the…
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