S. 316

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In his State of the Union address, President Lyndon B. Johnson called for a National Foundation on the Arts, but he didn’t mention a similar foundation for the humanities. S. 1483 was an administration bill introduced by Senator Claiborne Pell (D-RI) and referred to the Senate Labor and Public Welfare Committee. Pell collaborated with Representative William S. Moorhead (D-PA) to sponsors bills in both chambers creating a National Foundation on the Humanities. Moorhead’s House bill gained 87 co-sponsors. This companion Senate bill, S. 316, introduced by Pell on January 7, 1965, had 32 co-sponsors.

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United States. Congress. Senate. Secretary of the Senate. "S. 316." S. 316, January 7, 1965; “S. 307-S. 316” folder, Original Senate Bills, Box 2; Office of the Secretary of the Senate; 89th Congress; Records of the U.S. Senate, RG 46; National Archives.. Accessed 06 December 2019. http://acsc.lib.udel.edu/items/show/287.

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Title

S. 316

Subject

National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act of 1965

Description

In his State of the Union address, President Lyndon B. Johnson called for a National Foundation on the Arts, but he didn’t mention a similar foundation for the humanities. S. 1483 was an administration bill introduced by Senator Claiborne Pell (D-RI) and referred to the Senate Labor and Public Welfare Committee. Pell collaborated with Representative William S. Moorhead (D-PA) to sponsors bills in both chambers creating a National Foundation on the Humanities. Moorhead’s House bill gained 87 co-sponsors. This companion Senate bill, S. 316, introduced by Pell on January 7, 1965, had 32 co-sponsors.

Creator

United States. Congress. Senate. Secretary of the Senate

Source

S. 316, January 7, 1965; “S. 307-S. 316” folder, Original Senate Bills, Box 2; Office of the Secretary of the Senate; 89th Congress; Records of the U.S. Senate, RG 46; National Archives.

Publisher

Association of Centers for the Study of Congress

Date

1965-01-07

Contributor

Center for Legislative Archives, National Archives and Records Administration

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English

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